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Oaxaca: Mixtec Blood Spilled Over Mining Concessions

Oaxaca: Mixtec Blood Spilled Over Mining Concessions

from Regeneración Radio   I. Massacre Carried Out on Top of Mineral Deposits Beginning June 13, 2016, the Mixtec population blocked the way of federal forces arriving in Oaxaca to impose the Education Reform. On the morning of June 19, 2016, the blockade located by the town of Nochixtlán is removed. The majority of...
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Oaxaca: Mixtec Blood Spilled Over Mining Concessions

Oaxaca: Mixtec Blood Spilled Over Mining Concessions

by Regeneración Radio I. Massacre Carried Out on Top of Mineral Deposits II. A Mining Allocation of More Than One Million Hectares III. Blood Spilled on Graphite Destined for Tesla IV. On the Outskirts of Oaxaca, Iron and Death V. The Incursion of Mining...
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Harsh Sentencing of Aymara Leader Reveals Politics of Criminalization in Peru

Harsh Sentencing of Aymara Leader Reveals Politics of Criminalization in Peru

by Sian Cowman and Aldo Orellana López / Intercontinental Cry Aymara people outside the courthouse in Puno on June 28, 2017, during final hearings of the trial This past month, eighteen Aymara community leaders endured the final stages of a trial that had them facing up to 28 years in prison and massive fines...
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New Brunswick, Canada: First Nations Protest Camp Built on Proposed Mining Site

New Brunswick, Canada: First Nations Protest Camp Built on Proposed Mining Site

by Shane Fowler / CBC News Members of Maliseet First Nations have started to build a protest camp at the proposed site of the Sisson mine near Napadogan. Tents, campers, and other homemade structures have been set up in hopes of deterring future development of a proposed tungsten and molybdenum mine. “I am a Wulustukyik grandmother and I am here defending the land,” said...
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The Wampís Nation Responds to Attacks by Illegal Miners in Puerto Galilea

The Wampís Nation Responds to Attacks by Illegal Miners in Puerto Galilea

by Anonymous Territorial Government of the Wampís Nation / Intercontinental Cry After more than half a year from the commitment of the national authorities to execute a third interdiction operation at the illegal mining site established in the Pastacillo stream basin, tributary of the Santiago and Marañón River, in the Amazon region ,...
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Indigenous Leaders On Trial for Blocking Aymarazo Silver Mine

Indigenous Leaders On Trial for Blocking Aymarazo Silver Mine

from Radio Mundo Real Photo: Intercontinental Cry It’s been six years since the socio-environmental conflict known as the ‘Aymarazo’ in Peru, a mobilization that happened in the province of Puno in 2011, against the mining project ‘Santa Ana’, owned by the Canadian company Bear Creek Mining Corporation. The project proposed is an open-case mine...
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Mexico: Júba Wajiín Community Protected Against Mining

Mexico: Júba Wajiín Community Protected Against Mining

by Hermann Bellinghausen / La Jornada translated by Earth First! Journal The me’phaa (tlapaneca) community of San Miguel El Progreso, or Júba Wajiín, in the Guerrerense municipality of Malinaltepec, triumphed over the Corazón de Tinieblas mining project through a legal ruling of national transcendence. The decision in favor of the community provides judicial protection...
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Protest Camp Built on Proposed Site of Sisson Mine Project

Protest Camp Built on Proposed Site of Sisson Mine Project

by Shane Fowler, CBC News Terry Sappier of the ‘Wulustukyik (Maliseet) Nation Grandmothers and Mothers’ group intends to live in the protest encampment they’ve built until the Sisson Mine project is halted completely. (Shane Fowler/CBC) Members of Maliseet First Nations have started to build a protest camp at the proposed site of the Sisson...
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Anti-Mining Protester Killed, Maya Q’eqchi’ Demand Justice

Anti-Mining Protester Killed, Maya Q’eqchi’ Demand Justice

by Sandra Cuffe / InterContinental Cry July 11, 2017 Hundreds of Maya Q’eqchi’ residents of El Estor attended the burial of Carlos Maaz Coc, a 27-year-old Maya Q’eqchi’ fisherman fatally shot by police May 27 during a crackdown on a protest against mining in eastern Guatemala. Photo: Sandra Cuffe The clouds of tear gas...
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Hambach-Destroying RWE’s Coal Mine Cables Torched in Germany

Hambach-Destroying RWE’s Coal Mine Cables Torched in Germany

from Linksunten Indymedia translated by Insurrection News On the night of Thursday, July 6, we set fire to signal cables for the coal line in the Rhine. While in Hamburg the cops cut down resistance with tear gas and water cannons, we used the quiet of the night and the absence of our cops...
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New Caledonia: Arson at Kouaoua Nickel Mine

New Caledonia: Arson at Kouaoua Nickel Mine

by Attaque On Sunday morning, a fire destroyed part of the conveyor belt used to transport the nickel ore in Kouaoua, on an SLN mine. SLN agents stopped the fire at 4:30 am. The mayor of the municipality, Alcide Ponga, published photos of the disaster on his Facebook account, advancing the thesis of arson....
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India: Protesting Iron Ore Mining in Sonshi

India: Protesting Iron Ore Mining in Sonshi

By Ashok Shrimali / CounterView There is no end to misery of 45 tribals of a small Goa village, Sonshi, who were arrested in April this year for protesting against air and noise pollution which villagers say is caused by thousands of trucks running via the small road in the village. Kept in judicial...
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