News from Phulbari

News from Phulbari

The week before the London AGM of GCM Resources was a tense week in Phulbari, where the company’s Bangladesh subsidiary Asia Energy wants to construct a huge opencast coal mine against local opposition. Fulbari tense over Asia Energy chief of operation’s...
Bangladesh: Phulbari Day 2014 observed in Phulbari

Bangladesh: Phulbari Day 2014 observed in Phulbari

Statement from the Bangladesh National Committee On 26th August 2014, the 8th anniversary of the Phulbari Mass uprising has been observed countrywide with the following slogan: ‘There is no place for the betrayers on the streets of Phulbari drenched with the blood of...

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...