Remembrance, resistance and legal proceedings

Remembrance, resistance and legal proceedings

Dear friends, Monday 25 January was the second anniversary of the catastrophic tailings dam collapse at Vale’s iron ore mine at Brumadinho in Brazil. Vale is a Brazilian mining company with significant UK investment. We worked with our friends in Brazil to mark...
Why are workers at Cerrejon Coal on strike?

Why are workers at Cerrejon Coal on strike?

The Cerrejon mine is the largest opencast coal mine in Latin America and one of the largest in the world. It is owned by three mining companies listed on the London Stock Exchange – Anglo American, BHP and Glencore. Workers at the mine have been on strike since...
Colombia: legal intervention to protect Arroyo Bruno

Colombia: legal intervention to protect Arroyo Bruno

The dried up bed of the Arroyo Bruno below the diversion, July 2019 Legal Clinic research to protect the rights of a river Indigenous communities threatened by climate change in Colombia had successfully argued in court that a British owned coal mining company should...