Support the 'red mantas' march to save La Guajira's children

Support the 'red mantas' march to save La Guajira's children

Guest blog by Emma Banks, Vanderbilt University The children of La Guajira, Colombia are dying of malnutrition. On August 9, civil society groups will come together in the “Marcha de Mantas Rojas” – a follow-up to the Mantas Negras protest and the May 1...
Workers with silicosis win legal victory in South Africa

Workers with silicosis win legal victory in South Africa

In South Africa, the struggle for justice for former gold miners suffering from silicosis has taken a step forward with a landmark judgement on 13 May, which has paved the way for a class-action lawsuit to proceed against 30 gold mining companies named as respondents....
The real world is thus: the 2016 Anglo American AGM

The real world is thus: the 2016 Anglo American AGM

The eviction at Roche, La Guajira, Colombia, by the Colombian riot police squadron, ESMAD, 24 February 2016 AGM report by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator of London Mining Network and member of Colombia Solidarity Campaign This year’s Anglo American AGM was held...
It's all kicking off at Cerrejon Coal

It's all kicking off at Cerrejon Coal

Houses in the community of New Roche, June 2014 (photo: Richard Solly) By Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network, with assistance from Julia Lagoutte We have just received news that many families from three of the communities displaced by Cerrejon Coal...
Reclaim Power and Defend Life: a tour

Reclaim Power and Defend Life: a tour

On the 9 October, as part of global #ReclaimPower mobilisations, London Mining Network and other groups in London held an action tour in Central London, stopping at various companies and government agencies that are enabling and financing dirty energy projects around...