Outcry as Adivasi activist Gladson Dungdung is prevented from traveling to the UK

Outcry as Adivasi activist Gladson Dungdung is prevented from traveling to the UK

Originally published by Intercontinental Cry on 17/05/16   Last Monday Indian Government authorities prevented well-known Indian indigenous rights activist Gladson Dungdung from boarding a flight to the UK, sparking outcry from the international community who have condemned what appears to be a politically motivated move to muzzle the voices of...

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  • Written on: 11 May 2016
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Protestors from several organisations gathered in London yesterday to call on British millionaire Graham Edwards to help end Australian mining company Mineral Resources Limited (MRC) involvement in a controversial Xolobeni titanium mine on South Africa’s Wild Coast, or else divest his shares in the company. British property magnate Edwards is...

Attack to Common Woodland in Galicia

Attack to Common Woodland in Galicia

Last Sunday, On May 1, there was an attack in the territory of the Common Woodland Community of Froxán, in the municipality of Lousame, Galicia. Things happen as follows. At 11am the villagers spotted a forest fire and immediately proceeded to extinguishing it and calling the fire services. Thanks to...

Global Civil Society Organisations Call for Release of Mongolian Environmental Defender Beejin Khastumur

Global Civil Society Organisations Call for Release of Mongolian Environmental Defender Beejin Khastumur

Civil society organisations from around the world have come together to call for the permanent release of environmental and human rights defender Beejin Khastumur who faces 5-years in prison for an offence there is no evidence he committed. Beejin is the founder of DMNN, a Mongolian NGO and YLNM member...

Ibagué will be the first city in the world to take mining to public scrutiny

Ibagué will be the first city in the world to take mining to public scrutiny

Mariana Gomez Soto, YLNM Coordinator for Latin America. March 8th 2016. About a month ago, the city mayor requested a Popular Consultation, a type of referendum found in the Colombian Constitution as a democratic mechanism for people to participate in the decisions that affect their future. The current threats of...

UK: Community opponents of planned Field House coal mine buoyed by international solidarity

UK: Community opponents of planned Field House coal mine buoyed by international solidarity

YLNM member group Coal Action Network (CAN) are supporting UK communities to reject new opencast coal mines. The following article describes how, at a recent hearing for one mine, CAN read out a solidarity letter coordinated in collaboration with YLNM, bringing the voices of coal-affected communities in the Global South to...

‘Our Resistance, Our Hope’: A global unity forged to resist devastation of global mining liberalization

‘Our Resistance, Our Hope’: A global unity forged to resist devastation of global mining liberalization

PRESS STATEMENT 1 August 2015   ‘Our Resistance, Our Hope’: A global unity forged to resist devastation of global mining liberalization   Growing voices of resistance. An indigenous Lumad from the Philippines leads the posting at the commitment tree to mark the closing of the International People’s Conference on Mining...

What can I do on the Global Day of Action Against Mega Mining?

What can I do on the Global Day of Action Against Mega Mining?

Want to show your support and solidarity with the thousands of communities resisting mining destruction planet-wide on the Global Day Against Mega Mining (22nd July)? Here’s what you can do if… You have very little time: 1) Share this page with all your friends before the day of action using...

Strengthening anti-mining ties in southern Europe

Strengthening anti-mining ties in southern Europe

By Guadalupe Rodriguez. Source: Yes to Life, No to Mining   Activists from ContraMINAcción (Galicia) OroNo (Asturias) and Ingénieurs Sans Frontières – extractifs Systèmes et environnement  (France) met last sunday in Tapia de Casariego (Asturias, Spain) to discuss their common concern about the resurgence of extractivism in Europe, which they...

Mining Affected Peoples to Unite at International Peoples Conference on Mining, Manila 2015

Mining Affected Peoples to Unite at International Peoples Conference on Mining, Manila 2015

This July an assembly of global participants representing mining-affected communities, indigenous peoples, national campaigners, Church workers, lawyers, legislators, artists, alternative media practitioners, environmental activists, scientists and national support organisations will meet in Manila, Philippines, to unite in resistance against destructive mining. Book your place at the International Peoples Conference on Mining...