Tres grandes éxitos contra proyectos mineros en Rumanía, Grecia y Sudáfrica

Romania, Greece, South Africa: Three victories against destructive mining

Romania, Greece, South Africa: Three victories against destructive mining

Romania, Greece, South Africa: Three victories against destructive mining

Yes to Life, No To Mining celebrates three great successes in Romania, Greece and South Africa, where communities have won significant victories against destructive mining. We share these stories as inspiration to all. Victories like these encourage us to continue working in defence of life, for our health, for the...

Our Earth Our Future: To Mine or to Mind?

Our Earth Our Future: To Mine or to Mind?

  • Written on: 03 May 2018
  • Posted under: Videos

Via Friends of the Earth Northern Ireland. On 14th and 15th April, 2018 in Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland, an international conference, a community meeting and an activist gathering drew together community representatives, including many YLNM member organisations, with experience of successfully resisting, and building alternatives to, gold mining. The events...

Leave the gold in the hills: international solidarity flows to community resisting mining in Northern Ireland

Leave the gold in the hills: international solidarity flows to community resisting mining in Northern Ireland

Last month international solidarity from Honduras and YLNM members in Romania and Galicia flowed to community organisations resisting  a planned gold mine in Northern Ireland’s Sperrin Mountains. Originally published by London Mining Network.  (Photo: Copyright Ulster Herald) “A mask of gold hides all deformities”- Thomas Dekker Wind whips across high...

Movie-like intimidation and obstruction tactics at Certej in Romania

Movie-like intimidation and obstruction tactics at Certej in Romania

Members of Mining Watch Romania, a  YLNM member organisation, report suffering intimidation, obstruction and abuse during a fact finding mission to the Certej Mine, Romania.     Mining Watch activists were aggressed and abused by Deva Gold employees on last Tuesday at Certej in Romania. Their right of path on...

In Defence of Life

In Defence of Life

  • Written on: 18 April 2016
  • Posted under: Videos

In Defence of Life follows the struggles and triumphs of four communities resisting large-scale mining projects in Colombia, the Philippines, South Africa and Romania. Courageous environmental and human rights defenders from these communities describe how they have suffered and why they are standing firm to protect their families, land, water...

Romanian civil society wins key victory against proposed gold mine

Romanian civil society wins key victory against proposed gold mine

Originally posted by DW. Romanian civil society is celebrating its success after a decade-long fight against a gold mining project in Rosia Montana. The site was recently included in the country’s tentative list for UNESCO World Heritage. Streets were full of people protesting. There were no “typical” protesters: They were...

Roşia Montană, A New Beginning – Screening and talk on building resilient communities

Roşia Montană, A New Beginning – Screening and talk on building resilient communities

On February 23, come to RCC and celebrate the cultural and natural heritage of Roşia Montană, but also the victories of civil society and local communities. Discover the story behind the 16 year long battle against corporate greed in Roşia and similar resilient communities across the world. Celebrate people power and...

Romanian village blocks Canadian firm from mining for gold

Romanian village blocks Canadian firm from mining for gold

Originally posted by The Guardian. A Romanian village where a Canadian firm is planning a controversial open-cast goldmine has been declared a site of historical interest, granting it protection from mining activity. “Rosia Montana village has been designated a place of historic site of national interest which has a radius...

The end of an affair! Gabriel to sue Romania over Rosia Montana via an ISDS case

The end of an affair! Gabriel to sue Romania over Rosia Montana via an ISDS case

Originally published on our partner’s website: Salvati Rosia Montana   July 21, 2015. This is the date when the locals of Rosia Montana obtained a subtle confirmation that their village is saved from the destruction of Gabriel Resources. The company admitted yesterday in a press release that they have lost...