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...
Slow Death in Siberia

Slow Death in Siberia

Russia is the third biggest exporter of coal. It has vast reserves in the Kuzbass in southern Siberia which nestles roughly north of Mongolia and Kazakhstan. 76 per cent of Russia’s coal exports come from this region, tying people from across the world to this remote,...
Leave the gold in the hills

Leave the gold in the hills

Photo: The UlsterHerald Gold in the hills: international solidarity flows to community resisting mining in Northern Ireland by Hal Rhoades, Gaia Foundation “A mask of gold hides all deformities”- Thomas Dekker Wind whips across high hills of moor heather and spring...
Statue unveiled to protest opencast coal

Statue unveiled to protest opencast coal

On 10 April, Secretary of State for Communities, Sajid Javid and his colleagues were greeted with a life-size statue depicting the Secretary of State ‘turning a blind eye’ to the imminent expansion of opencast coal mining in the UK. The statue’s creators, Art Rise Up,...
Ditch Coal Now!

Ditch Coal Now!

On Wednesday 8 February, join Coal Action Network, Friends of the Earth and London Mining Network for a creative demonstration to demand an end to coal in the UK now! 12 noon – demonstration 10am-6pm public sculpture-making (drop-in) Department of Business, Energy and...
GCM Resources AGM protest, London, Thursday 15 December

GCM Resources AGM protest, London, Thursday 15 December

Thursday 15 December, Action at GCM AGM 10:30–13:00, 4 Hamilton Place, London W1J 7BQ This year marked the tenth anniversary of Phulbari outburst, where three people were shot dead and two hundred injured in a demonstration of 80,000 people in 2006 for opposing plans...
Coal and conflict in the UK

Coal and conflict in the UK

by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network I recently watched two very moving documentaries about the last miners in Britain’s last deep coal mine, Kellingley, which closed a year ago. Their bravery, camaraderie, solidarity and dedication were...