Open letter to mining companies at Cerrejon, Colombia

Open letter to mining companies at Cerrejon, Colombia

The following open letter was sent on Monday 8 July 2019 to Cerrejon Coal and its multinational corporate owners Coal mining in Colombia: Diversion of the Arroyo Bruno and fulfilment of Constitutional Court Sentence SU-698 of 2017 We are writing to express our deep...
AGM activists take on Anglo American

AGM activists take on Anglo American

What is Anglo American? Anglo American is a British mining company that has roots in South Africa, its headquarters in London, and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. It mines for diamonds, copper, platinum, coal, iron ore, nickel and manganese in Africa, Asia,...
Protest Anglo American’s AGM

Protest Anglo American’s AGM

Anglo American, a London-listed mining company, has caused unimaginable damage to communities and the planet through its disregard for human rights, the environmental devastation caused by its projects, and its neo-colonial policies in Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Chile,...
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...
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...