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Fracking company takes out injunction against protesters

Petrochemicals firm Ineos has obtained a sweeping injunction in the UK against anti-fracking demonstrators. Activists face a fine, prison sentence or having their assets seized if they break the injunction. Two campaigners are seeking to have the injunction struck out at a three-day court hearing, arguing that it is “anti-democratic and oppressive”.

Women share stories of gender violence in mining-affected communities

Colonialism, resource extraction and intergenerational violence against Indigenous women are connected in complex ways across Canada. "When there is taking of the land—raping of the land without consent—it also affects us Indigenous women. There’s no free, prior and informed consent,” says Yvonne Tupper, a health worker from Saulteau First Nation in British Columbia.

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