VIDEO: We demand justice for Marikana

VIDEO: We demand justice for Marikana

In March 2018, Community leader Thumeka Magwangqana, lawyer Andries Nkome and Reverend Johannes Seoka travelled to London to attend mining company Lonmin’s Annual general meeting, that was held on 15 March. In the AGM, they asked uncomfortable questions to the...
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,...
VIDEO: Resisting Mines and Money

VIDEO: Resisting Mines and Money

In November 2017, nearly 2,000 mining company representatives, investors and financiers met at London’s Mines and Money Conference. Deals struck here – with the help of the likes of Nigel Farage and Arron Banks – are fuelling projects around the planet that...
Petition to IFC on UK company Condor Gold

Petition to IFC on UK company Condor Gold

A new petition has been created to support the community of Mina la India, Nicaragua, who are opposing a gold mining project by UK-registered Condor Gold. The International Finance Corporation (IFC), which is part of the World Bank Group, is the second biggest...