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Australians Lock the Gate on mining

A movement that began with a call for stronger property rights, could offer radical solutions to the climate crisis, writes Dominic O’Dwyer.

Filed in: Activism Australia Climate Change Environment Mining

‘They turned our mountains into cooking pots’

Communities bear witness to damages inflicted by mining giants and target annual meetings in London.

Filed in: Activism Colombia Mining Mongolia West Papua

Bringing Colombian coal mining back home to London

Miriam Ross speaks to campaigner Tatiana Roa Avendaño about the Cerrejón mine, displacing people and destroying forest in her home country.

Filed in: Activism Colombia Environment Forests Indigenous Peoples Mining United Kingdom

Rio Tinto and the Oyu Tolgoi mine

Richard Harkinson and Richard Solly from London Mining Network on the project threatening the rights of indigenous people in Mongolia.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Mining Mongolia

Peruvian protesters face increased police brutality

Stephanie Boyd says new laws are a reminder that, in mining zones, foreign corporations get more protection than ordinary civilians.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Mining Peru

‘Life yes, gold no!’

Peru’s gold rush threatens indigenous communities’ right to water. Roxana Olivera meets one of the faces behind the struggle, Máxima Acuña.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Mining Peru Water

Frankglenstrata: the birth of a mining monster?

The takeover of Xstrata by the equally monstrous Glencore is bad news for human and environmental rights, says Richard Solly

Filed in: Environment Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Mining United Kingdom

The Spanish miners’ fight is our fight too

As thousands protest in Madrid against mining subsidy cuts, Alan Hughes argues we should all resist reckless austerity measures.

Filed in: Activism Mining Spain

Police beat up Peru’s green priest

Days after five are killed in clashes over the Minas Congas gold mining project, peaceful protester Father Marco Arana is dragged into custody.

Filed in: Human Rights Mining Peru

Is Vale working in mysterious ways?

Vanessa Baird ponders the treatment of a whistleblower on the eve of the Rio+20 Earth Summit.

Filed in: Brazil Mining

Mining corruption: mugging on an international scale

A group of international activists aim to shine a spotlight on dodgy mining deals with a string of actions starting this month. Jamie Kelsey-Fry reports.

Filed in: Congo, Democratic Republic of Human Rights Mining United Kingdom

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