Trustees

Trustees

We currently have nine trustees. Trustees hold quartely meetings and work closely with LMN workers and the network. Andrew Hickman is a specialist on Indonesia. He worked as a researcher for Amnesty International before working for several years for Down to Earth, the...
Vedanta, and the Thoothukudi massacre

Vedanta, and the Thoothukudi massacre

Dear friends, Just after we sent out the last newsletter, a terrible massacre occurred at Thoothukudi (Tuticorin) in India. Police shot down unarmed protesters against a copper smelter owned by Sterlite, a subsidiary of notorious London-listed company Vedanta. There...
Leave the gold in the hills

Leave the gold in the hills

Photo: The UlsterHerald Gold in the hills: international solidarity flows to community resisting mining in Northern Ireland by Hal Rhoades, Gaia Foundation “A mask of gold hides all deformities”- Thomas Dekker Wind whips across high hills of moor heather and spring...
Rosia Montana listed as UNESCO World Heritage candidate

Rosia Montana listed as UNESCO World Heritage candidate

Romania's ministry for Culture has added Rosia Montana on the country's tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. The public announcement was made by both the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Environment and comes 6 years after the request was initially submitted.