When You Strike the Women, You Strike A Rock

When You Strike the Women, You Strike A Rock

Learning from women’s organising in apartheid South Africa to present-day ahead of the sixth anniversary of 2012’s Marikana Massacre  By Yula Burin Marikana Solidarity Collective marked South Africa’s Women’s Day on 9 August 2018 with a film...
Marikana massacre: 6th anniversary events

Marikana massacre: 6th anniversary events

This August will be the sixth anniversary of South Africa’s Marikana massacre. On 16th August 2012, 34 striking miners were killed by South African police at London-listed mining company Lonmin’s platinum mine. To show solidarity and to mark the day,...
Campaigners tell Atalaya 'no social license for mine'

Campaigners tell Atalaya 'no social license for mine'

“Our opposition to the Touro Mine is about defending a way of life, defending long-term a different kind of industry for the region”, says Luis Gallardo. Luis is from Galicia, an autonomous province in the northwest of Spain. He travelled to London to attend Atalaya...
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...