El Caso Emblemático de la Lucha contra la Mina Conga, Perú

Fighting Conga: an emblematic case – Perú

Fighting Conga: an emblematic case – Perú

Fighting Conga: an emblematic case – Perú

Originally written by Gerald Lebrun The fight against Conga project, an emblematic case of resistance to large-scale mining in Peru. Introduction The fight against Conga project has become the most emblematic struggle against a mining project, emblematic by the determination and courage of a population that has resisted and continues...

African Civil Society Says Yes to Life, No to Mining!

African Civil Society Says Yes to Life, No to Mining!

Originally from YLNM partner AFSA Africa Africa is rapidly becoming a huge mining zone. The hunger for Africa’s natural wealth – her oil, minerals, metals, land and water – is turning into a second scramble for our continent in a bid to drive the mistaken idea of endless economic growth...

TAKE URGENT ACTION: Earth defender Javier Ramirez sentenced to jail

TAKE URGENT ACTION: Earth defender Javier Ramirez sentenced to jail

Environmental activist and community leader, Darwin Javier Ramírez Piedra continues to be targeted in what appears to be an attempt to silence his campaigning against the impact of mining activities on the community’s right to water. This will have a chilling effect on others wishing to exercise their right to...