Blood, mud, corruption and criminality

Blood, mud, corruption and criminality

Dear friends, The cataclysmically destructive nature of the mining industry becomes ever more evident. A recent UN report has shown that extractive industries are together responsible for half the world’s carbon emissions and 80% of biodiversity loss. We are not...
Press release: Demonstration outside Lonmin AGM

Press release: Demonstration outside Lonmin AGM

London-listed platinum miner awaits takeover as Marikana community repeat demands for justice nearly seven years after mineworker massacre. Lonmin AGM protest: March 25, 10-11am, Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5 An international alliance of community, solidarity...
Protest Lonmin’s AGM: Justice for Marikana

Protest Lonmin’s AGM: Justice for Marikana

We collected the women and when we met near the mountain, we were too late. We heard the bullets, and then the ambulances. Thirty-four mine workers were shot dead.” Thumeka Magwangqana, Marikana community leader On August 16 2012, over 100 workers on strike for a...
Latest bulletin

Latest bulletin

JANUARY 2019 Dear friends, Last Friday 25 January, there was a catastrophic tailings dam burst at Brumadinho in Brazil, at an iron ore mine run by Brazilian multinational Vale. Although the environmental damage done seems to be much less than when the Fundao tailings...
Community visits

Community visits

“We thank you infinitely for your valuable work, dedication, accompaniment and care that we received from each one of you. We wove bonds of infinite affection that we hope will continue to grow despite the distances…. Everything went very well thanks to...
What we do

What we do

Monitoring abuses of rights in mining-affected communities, and seeking redress We support campaigns and petitions by member groups and others, write and support open letters, address our concerns with parliamentarians, and attend company AGMs asking question on...