Deal with Asia Energy on Phulbari coalmine invalid

London-listed GCM Resources’ subsidiary Asia Energy has been accused by a Bangladesh parliamentary committee of having no valid deal since 2006 with the government for any exploration or mining in Phulbari. The parliamentary standing committee on power, energy...

From Phulbari to Niyamgiri!

Activists from Foil Vedanta joined the Bangladeshi community and other organisations today at the AGM of GCM Resources – the UK based mining company who want to displace 220,000 people for a giant open cast coal mine in Phulbari, Bangladesh. As 40 protesters shouted...

Phulbari coal, corporate lobbyists and people's resistance

The people have not forgotten about the Phulbari killing, uprising, the Phulbari Agreement or the commitment made by different governments. These are all living memory for us. Therefore, the people’s discontent is rising at the non-implementation of the main articles...