Finding hope in protests

Finding hope in protests

Dear friends, Very best wishes of the season to all of you! After a very busy period with the BHP AGM, the COP26 talks, a visit to London by friends from Save Our Sperrins in Northern Ireland, and a process of hiring two new part-time workers, we are ending the year...
Leave the gold in the hills

Leave the gold in the hills

Photo: The UlsterHerald Gold in the hills: international solidarity flows to community resisting mining in Northern Ireland by Hal Rhoades, Gaia Foundation “A mask of gold hides all deformities”- Thomas Dekker Wind whips across high hills of moor heather and spring...
New EU Environment Commissioner grilled by MEPs

New EU Environment Commissioner grilled by MEPs

Yesterday, MEPs cross-questioned new EU Environment Commissioner Karmenu Vella. Rozana Pencea of Miningwatch Romania has sent this report. Miningwatch Romania is part of the Bang! Ban Cyanide Coalition. During the hearings, the Hungarian MEP Gyorgy Holvenyi asked Mr....
Festival of resistance to Romanian gold mine

Festival of resistance to Romanian gold mine

Rosia Montana (photo: Glyn Thomas) By Richard Solly, London Mining Network Co-ordinator I’ve just come back from a week at Rosia Montana in the beautiful Apuseni mountains of west central Romania. I was representing London Mining Network at the annual Fanfest...