Soni Sori and the Battle for the Forest

Soni Sori and the Battle for the Forest

This guest post by Kerima Mohideen is the first in an occasional series looking at women involved in resisting the impacts of the international mining industry. Eight per cent of the Indian population are Adivasis (Indigenous people),which amounts to over 84 million...
BHP Billiton and the Algerian Regime

BHP Billiton and the Algerian Regime

A new report from Platform and the Algeria Solidarity Campaign has criticised the role of oil and gas companies and the UK in financing the military dictatorship in Algeria that has quashed democratic dissent for many decades. In a 2013 report, Amnesty International...