Phulbari Day, 26 August 2015

Phulbari Day, 26 August 2015

Every year, the killings of protesters against opencast coal mining at Phulbari in Bangladesh are commemorated. Plans to construct a huge opencast mine are being pursued by London-listed GCM Resources. This year, a meeting was held in London to pay homage to the...
Demo raged in London at British coal company GCM

Demo raged in London at British coal company GCM

While several of us were inside the GCM Resources AGM last week raising concerns about the company’s planned Phulbari coal project in Bangladesh, many of our Bangladeshi friends and allies were outside in the cold making demonstrating. Here’s some of the...
When will GCM Resources be put out of its misery?

When will GCM Resources be put out of its misery?

Photo: Diamond Studios Report on the GCM Resources AGM, 4 Hamilton Place, London W1, Tuesday 9 December 2014 by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network (GCM Resources has only one active project, the Phulbari coal project: this is a plan for an opencast...
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...