Three years of mud and struggle

Three years of mud and struggle

For the third anniversary of the Samarco tailings dam disaster, our friends in the Movement of People Affected by Dams in Brazil have issued a declaration: From the river to the sea, they will not silence us: 3 years of mud and struggle.
Tabaco has grown tired of waiting

Tabaco has grown tired of waiting

On 17 October, while we in London were at the AGM of the world’s largest mining multinational, BHP, our friends from the small farming community of Tabaco in La Guajira, Colombia, undertook an occupation of the land that they were promised in 2008 as the site...
HANDS OFF AMADIBA! Community leader Nonhle Mbuthuma speaks

HANDS OFF AMADIBA! Community leader Nonhle Mbuthuma speaks

HANDS OFF AMADIBA! Community leader Nonhle Mbuthuma speaks Plus films of the struggle to save Xolobeni sands 6.30pm Friday 26th October 336 Brixton Road, London SW9 7AA. The Amadiba area of Pondoland is on the beautiful eastern coast of South Africa, but the territory...
BHP's long trail of disasters

BHP's long trail of disasters

Immediately before the 2018 BHP London AGM, we publish a summary of five cases where BHP has left behind severe environmental damage – and one case where if it goes ahead with a project, it may do so again. If you can’t see the report above, download the...
Critics of Cerrejon Coal receive renewed death threats

Critics of Cerrejon Coal receive renewed death threats

We have received news of renewed death threats against our friends in The Wayuu Women’s Force – Fuerza de Mujeres Wayuu-Sütsüin Jiyeyuu Wayuu (FMW-SJW). FMW-SJW are among the more prominent critics of Cerrejon Coal (owned by London-listed multinationals...
Coal dust and disturbed dreams

Coal dust and disturbed dreams

The Cerrejon coal mine By Richard Solly, member of Colombia Solidarity Campaign and Co-ordinator of London Mining Network In August I participated in a delegation to the province of La Guajira in Colombia,  organised by US-based Witness for Peace. We visited...
The Vedanta AGM 2018: a complete farce

The Vedanta AGM 2018: a complete farce

But who will have the last laugh? By Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network See also Foil Vedanta’s AGM report, coverage by Reuters and the Ecologist, an analysis of Vedanta’s reasons for delisting, and the archive of news articles and comment...