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  • Philippine groups express solidarity to people of El Salvador in fight against mining giant Oceana Gold/Pacific Rim Mining Corporation

    Dismantle Corporate Power

    Download PDF Here Alyansa Tigil Mina (Alliance against Mining-Philippines), Lilak (Purple Action for Indigenous Women’s Rights), Focus on the Global South and the EU-ASEAN FTA Campaign Network denounce the bullying of El Salvador by corporate mining giant Oceana Gold/Pacific Rim. We stand in solidarity with the people of El Salvador struggling to push back the ●●●

    Campaign workshop during the Peoples’ Social Forum in Ottawa

    Dismantle Corporate Power

      The Polaris Institute and the Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power organized a successful workshop during the Peoples’ Social Forum in Ottawa. The panel included Tony Clarke from the Polaris Institute who provided an important historical overview of corporate power and Stuart Trew, a longtime trade campaigner, who discussed current and proposed trade and ●●●

  • Deadly clashes continue at African Barrick gold mine

    The Globe and Mail

    A spokesman for African Barrick confirmed to The Globe and Mail that “fatalities” have occurred in clashes at the mine site this year, but declined to estimate how many. It is up to the Tanzanian police to release the information, he said. Tanzanian police have repeatedly refused to give any details on fatalities at the ●●●

    SIGN: Pacific Rim – Oceana Gold in El Salvador

    Sum of Us

    Most rivers in El Salvador are contaminated — mining is likely to deplete the remaining water El Salvador is being sued by Oceana Gold for not granting it a mining license that would threaten the primary source of drinkable water for the whole country. In a bold and unprecedented move, El Salvador stood up to the mining giant to ●●●

  • TISA: What Global Corporations learned from the Battle in Seattle


    The Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) has recently burst into the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Negotiated in secret in Geneva for almost two years by over 50 countries, including the European Union, USA, Japan, Canada, Colombia, Chile, Mexico, Australia and South Korea, it has taken months of work from global researchers and a ●●●

    CSOs cry for justice for Marikana Massacre victims


    In solidarity with the Marikana Global Day Of Remembrance on August 16, social movements and Civil Society Oganizations (CSO) staged a protest in front of Glencore’s office in Ortigas to commemorate the brutal killing of 34 protesting miners who worked for Lonmin Platinum Mines, in Marikana South Africa. ( Glencore, a Swiss Transnational Corporation (TNC) is ●●●

    SADC Peoples Summit: WHY ARE WE HERE?

    SADC Peoples Summit

      In this video, Mercia Andrews from the Rural Women Assembly explains why Farmers, Rural Women and mining impacted communities mobilised to the Bulawayo, for the SADC Peoples Summit.  

  • Over 1000 people prevented from participating in march to protest of pro-mining conference by Nicaraguan authorities. 

    Managua, Nicaragua August 13, 2014.

    While the Nicaraguan government opens its doors to foreign investment through the 1st International Mining Congress, more than 1,000 people from communities affected by mining projects are being detained to prevent them from mobilization to Managua to publicly express their concerns about negative impacts of mining in their communities.Managua, Nicaragua August 13, 2014.Today, social organizations ●●●


    Justice Now for Marikana

    DOWNLOAD MARIKANA NEWSLETTER In August 2012, mine workers in one of South Africa’s biggest platinum mines began a wildcat strike for better wages. Six days into the strike, the police used live ammunition to suppress the strike, killing 34 and injuring 78. The Marikana Commission of Inquiry has been sitting since October 2012 and is ●●●

    Farmers, rural women and mining impacted communities at the 2014 SADC People´s Summit to propose people-based regionalism

    Via Campesina, Rural Women Assembly, People´s Dialogue and WoMin

    Via Campesina, Rural Women Assembly, People´s Dialogue and WoMin Harare, 08 August 2014 – Hundreds of people from grassroots organizations, including small-scale farmers, rural women, farm workers and members of mining impacted communities from Southern African countries will be at the 2014 SADC Peoples Summit. The summit takes place in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe from 14 to ●●●