mining displacement solidarity

Mining Displacement Solidarity

EADI/ISS Series | Solidarity for People Displaced by Large ...

Nov 29, 2019 · The understanding of solidarity is vital – in these contested frontiers of displacement and resettlement in both rural and urban areas. We thus call for papers that delve deeper into the lived experiences of resettled populations, such as David’s, to deepen our understanding of what solidarity means in different cases of displacement and resettlement.

Displacement and solidarity: An ethic of place‐making ...

Contained in the practice of solidarity are two core ‘enacted commitments’, first, to engaging our moral imaginations and recognizing others in need and, second, to responsive action. Recognizing the suffering of displacement and responding through place‐making should follow from even the most simplistic understanding of people as ...

UPDATE: Get to Know Pan Am… the Displacement Behind the ...

Apr 04, 2015 · Come learn more and engage in an interactive world-cafe style session with organizers from the Mining Injustice Solidarity Network, No One Is Illegal- Toronto, Ontario Coalition Against Poverty, Women’s Coordinating Committee for a Free Wallmapu and more to be announced! The Pan American Games are coming to Toronto in July this year.

NYC Protest against the Brutal Murder of 3 ... - Mining Zone

Gobindpur has turned into a de facto police camp, with constant intimidation of those resisting the land acquisition process and limited mobility for those requiring medical attention. These developments point to a moment of truth in the campaign on the ground and a call for international solidarity on behalf of all of those affected.

Honduran Village Resists Forced Relocation and Exhumations ...

Jun 29, 2016 · Mining in a State of Impunity: Coerced Negotiations and Forced Displacement by Aura Minerals in Western Honduras, published by MiningWatch Canada and the Honduras Solidarity Network, documents how the Canadian mining companies that have operated the San Andrés mine in western Honduras have continually violated the land rights and communally-held land tenure of …

Phulbari – Solidarity Group

The Phulbari Solidarity Group is a transnational activist group which exists to support and represent the communities locate d within the Phulbari region of Bangladesh in opposing the plans for a large-scale open-cast mine in the region. If the mine is built, it would lead to forced-displacement of up to 230, 000 people over the course (30 years) of the project.

Solidarity for People Displaced by Large-Scale Investment ...

As debates on mining-induced displacement and resettlement show, the core of the problem lies in the externalization of the cost of displacement and resettlement. Displacement and resettlement are treated as side effects with limited budgets allocated for compensation.

The Philippines: Community resistance to mining ...

Aug 25, 2015 · Lepanto is one of only two companies still operating in Mankayan. Its activities have caused environmental destruction, the displacement of communities and the violation of the rights of workers and of the local population. The quality of life of communities living near the mine has deteriorated and this is a direct result of mining in the region.

Press release: GCM postpones AGM citing security ...

Dec 17, 2019 · Phulbari Solidarity Group PRESS RELEASE 17th December 2019 For immediate release British mining company GCM Resources has postponed tomorrow’s London AGM due to security risk from protests. In Phulbari, Bangladesh, protests today blocked roads demanding the Bangladesh government take immediate legal action against the company. Bangladesh Deputy …

Africa: conflicts and mining-induced displacement | War ...

"Mining-induced displacement ... was one of the most underreported causes of displacement in Africa, and one that was likely to increase, as mineral extraction remained a key economic driver in the whole region," was one of the conclusions of a official report by SADC, the Southern African Development Community, early 2006.

PRESS RELEASE : GCM AGM Postponed Due To Risk Of Protests ...

Dec 17, 2019 · Tuesday, 17 December 2019, London, UK. British mining company GCM Resources has postponed tomorrows London AGM due to security risk from protests. In Phulbari, Bangladesh, protests today blocked roads demanding the Bangladesh government take immediate legal action against the company. Phulbari UNO joined rally with community leaders and stated that the resistance movement …

Cerrejon Coal: brutal evictions of ... - London Mining Network

Feb 26, 2016 · London Mining Network and LMN member groups Colombia Solidarity Campaign, Global Justice Now and War on Want are among those who have signed the following statement, based on eyewitness accounts of the operation by our friends and colleagues in the area at the time. ... Violent displacement of the African-descent community of Roche, La Guajira ...

decolonizing solidarity: December 2011

The apparent success of Colombias mining boom is being overshadowed by human rights violations and mass displacement from mining areas, international human right organization Peace Brigades International (PBI) said Monday. "80% of the human rights violations that have occurred in Colombia in the last ten years were committed in mining and energy-producing regions, and 87% of Colombia’s ...

ABSTRACT Title : MINING IN THE PHILIPPINES IN THE LIGHT …

light of the Catholic Social Teaching, with mining’s global situation as its backdrop. It is an ... and challenges; and the subsequent discussions of large-scale mining’s displacement of small-scale mining, government’s anemic support for small-scale mining, the ... participation and solidarity and how the values of truth, freedom ...

Sand iron mining in Kulonprogo, Java, Indonesia | EJAtlas

On 4 November 2008, Reuters reported that Indonesia had signed a $1.1 billion contract for an iron sand and pig iron mining project (1), the first mining contract to be awarded in the resources-rich country in a decade due to confusion over the mining law.

Confronting Corporate Impunity (2011 Conference)

Militarization and forced displacement; Indigenous knowledge and spirituality as forms of resistance; Labour rights and the rhetoric of development; Criminalization of dissent and protest; Environmental contamination effects and health; stone security and water rights; The cycle of supply and demand of uranium in the North

Updates | Mining Zone Peoples Solidarity Group

While thanking you all for the support and solidarity you have been extending to the movement which certainly keeps our hope alive even when forcible displacement and despair knocks at our door, we do also appeal you on behalf our agitating villagers to please come and join us physically at the site of the Dharana in Govindapur and Patana Hat.

Phulbari Solidarity Blog – In opposition to the proposed ...

Dec 17, 2019 · People in Phulbari have lived under the threat of displacement, and with the trauma of the Phulbari killings for more than 13 years. Yet the London Stock Exchange has continued to list and generate capital for this company despite its total lack of any viable mining asset in Bangladesh.

Sowing the seeds of post-extractivism | Papua New Guinea ...

Nov 22, 2019 · Communities around the world are demonstrating how we can move beyond extractivism to revive cultures of care and solidarity. All around our living planet communities are standing on the frontlines of pitched battles to protect sacred lands and waters from destruction by the mining industry ...

MISN: Mining Injustice Solidarity Network - Posts | Facebook

MISN: Mining Injustice Solidarity Network. 3.8K likes. MISN is a grassroots Toronto-based activist group that agitates, educates, and advocates against...

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