Dozens of International Organizations and Networks Call for an End to State of Emergency and Militarization in Ecuador’s Southern Amazon

Dozens of International Organizations and Networks Call for an End to State of Emergency and Militarization in Ecuador’s Southern Amazon

Yes to Life, No to Mining members have joined the call to end the militarization of the of the Shuar Indigenous communities of Nankints and the State of Emergency declared in the southeastern Amazonian province of Morona Santiago. These aim to impose the Pananzta-San Carlos mine project in the area.  ...

Sister Stella Matutina – In Defence of Life

Sister Stella Matutina – In Defence of Life

  • Written on: 18 April 2016
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“Development is not about amassing profits and money in the hands of the few.” Sister Stella Matutina, a prominent Filipino human rights and environmental defender, describes the great suffering foreign mining companies have brought to the Philippines. Challenging the argument that mining brings development, Sister Stella describes how the people...

Protesters demand Aquino government close mines linked to paramilitaries

Protesters demand Aquino government close mines linked to paramilitaries

Press release by YLNM partner group Kalikasan PNE.   11 November 2015 Quezon City, Metro Manila—Over 200 indigenous Lumad protesters were joined by environmental activists under the Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment (Kalikasan PNE) in a picket action held today at the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) central office,...