Not the whole truth: the Rio Tinto AGM, 10 April 2019

Not the whole truth: the Rio Tinto AGM, 10 April 2019

By Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network, with assistance from Andrew Hickman, Andy Whitmore, Christina Montorio, Paul Robson, Richard Harkinson, Roger Featherstone, Roger Moody and Yvonne Orengo A recording of the entire AGM is available here –...
HANDS OFF AMADIBA! Community leader Nonhle Mbuthuma speaks

HANDS OFF AMADIBA! Community leader Nonhle Mbuthuma speaks

HANDS OFF AMADIBA! Community leader Nonhle Mbuthuma speaks Plus films of the struggle to save Xolobeni sands 6.30pm Friday 26th October 336 Brixton Road, London SW9 7AA. The Amadiba area of Pondoland is on the beautiful eastern coast of South Africa, but the territory...
Emergency picket: HANDS OFF AMADIBA

Emergency picket: HANDS OFF AMADIBA

END PERSECUTION OF AMADIBA CRISIS COMMITTEE! Emergency Picket: South Africa High Commission, South Africa House, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DP, UK 4-5pm Thursday 27th September South African Police Exclude Amadiba People from Public Hearing At a supposed ‘public...
FILM: Marikana's Precious Metal

FILM: Marikana's Precious Metal

Precious Metal: Marikana film released online 16 August marked the sixth anniversary of the Marikana Massacre in South Africa, when security forces opened fire on striking mine-workers in the most lethal use of force by the South African state since apartheid....
Letter of solidarity from Chile to Marikana

Letter of solidarity from Chile to Marikana

On 16 August, around 60 people participated in Marikana Solidarity Collective’s (Marikana Miners Solidarity Campaign, Pan-Afrikan Society Community Forum, Decolonising Environmentalism and London Mining Network) vigil of the sixth anniversary of the Marikana...
When You Strike the Women, You Strike A Rock

When You Strike the Women, You Strike A Rock

Learning from women’s organising in apartheid South Africa to present-day ahead of the sixth anniversary of 2012’s Marikana Massacre  By Yula Burin Marikana Solidarity Collective marked South Africa’s Women’s Day on 9 August 2018 with a film...
Smile please! It's the Lonmin AGM!

Smile please! It's the Lonmin AGM!

Report on the AGM of Lonmin plc, held at the Lincoln Centre, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, on 15 March 2018 by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network You may wonder why anyone should be asked to smile at the AGM of a company so closely connected in...