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...
Beyond BHP: introducing the earth defenders

Beyond BHP: introducing the earth defenders

Meet the five environmental human rights defenders who are travelling from Latin America and the US to the UK for Beyond BHP: breaking free from the world’s biggest mining giant. From 13-20 October we will be mobilizing around the multinational’s annual general...
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...
Emergency picket: HANDS OFF AMADIBA

Emergency picket: HANDS OFF AMADIBA

END PERSECUTION OF AMADIBA CRISIS COMMITTEE! Emergency Picket: South Africa High Commission, South Africa House, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DP, UK 4-5pm Thursday 27th September South African Police Exclude Amadiba People from Public Hearing At a supposed ‘public...
FILM: Marikana's Precious Metal

FILM: Marikana's Precious Metal

Precious Metal: Marikana film released online 16 August marked the sixth anniversary of the Marikana Massacre in South Africa, when security forces opened fire on striking mine-workers in the most lethal use of force by the South African state since apartheid....
Letter of solidarity from Chile to Marikana

Letter of solidarity from Chile to Marikana

On 16 August, around 60 people participated in Marikana Solidarity Collective’s (Marikana Miners Solidarity Campaign, Pan-Afrikan Society Community Forum, Decolonising Environmentalism and London Mining Network) vigil of the sixth anniversary of the Marikana...