Landslide Victory for Environmental Defenders in Colombia

Landslide Victory for Environmental Defenders in Colombia

PRESS RELEASE: Colombia Solidarity Campaign 28 March 2017 Citizens of Cajamarca vote 98% against La Colosa AngloGold Ashanti open cast gold mining project The ​Consulta Popular (a popular consultation or referendum) held in Cajamarca, Colombia, on 26 March 2017...
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....
AngloGold Ashanti in Colombia: threats and protests

AngloGold Ashanti in Colombia: threats and protests

Just over a year ago, LMN member group Colombia Solidarity Campaign published a report on AngloGold Ashanti’s efforts to open a huge new open pit gold mine at La Colosa in the Colombian province of Tolima. Local people are still worried about the project’s...