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...

Conflict erupts at Phulbari

Last week, Bangladesh’s National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, and Power and Ports called a strike in Phulbari in the north-west of the country to oppose opencast coal mining in the area by London-listed GCM Resources (formerly Asia Energy)....