Reportback and Media Round-up from Barrick AGM

REPORTBACK: Barrick AGM and the Porgera Women’s Delegation Barrick’s Annual General Meeting this year focused on survivor-led organizing in Papua New Guinea, as we were honoured to have the presence of two survivor-advocates against sexual violence in Porgera… Read More

We Believe Survivors of Canadian Mining and Barrick Gold

April 24, 7pm: We Believe Survivors of Canadian Mining Panel April 25, 10:30am: Barrick AGM Protest, 255 Front St. RSVP via facebook. Every year, we gather outside of the Annual General Meeting of Canadian mining giant Barrick gold,… Read More

MISN Statement – “No to the TPP!”

This statement was read at a Rally outside the TPP townhall convened by MP Chrystia Freeland at the University of Toronto on June 15. Words by MISN member Jen Mills. I’m a member of the Mining Injustice Solidarity… Read More

“We want the land, the water and the trees, not a golden tomb” – Solidarity statement with Greeks resisting El Dorado Gold

“We want the land, the water and the trees, not a golden tomb” Over the past few years, people have been resisting Eldorado Gold’s proposed and existing mining operations in the Halkidiki Peninsula in Northern Greece. Of particular… Read More

URGENT CALL/E-MAIL ACTION! (Dec 10-12)

Support Residents of Pinehouse fighting the Cameco/Areva “Collaboration” Agreement Revelations last week that the northern Saskatchewan community of Pinehouse is set to sign a so-called “Collaboration Agreement” with uranium giants Cameco and Areva have sparked outrage in the… Read More

Protesters in Greece Clash with Police Over Gold Mine, Again

Hundreds of protesters have battled riot police for hours over plans for a gold mine in northern Greece’s Halkidiki peninsula. Riot police show up to protect mining interest Police fired tear gas to fend off protesters who had… Read More

GOLDCORP FOUND GUILTY; HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS, HEALTH HARMS, ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION

The Audience at the Health Tribunal gives the judges good energy at the opening of the Tribunal. photo James Rodriguez The Peoples’ International Health Tribunal came to a close today shortly after the reading of the judge’s final deliberation…. Read More

As Protestors Denounce Hudbay Minerals for Assassination in Guatemala, another Guatemalan is hospitalized with gunshot wounds

As protestors gathered this morning (see video) to protest the abuses of Hudbay Minerals in Guatemala, news is just coming out that another anti-mining activist in Guatemala is in the hospital due to gunshot wounds. from mimundo.org: Last night,… Read More

PROTEST GOLDCORP – APRIL 26

CRASH THE GOLDCORP BASH: HELP MAKE GOLDCORP’S ENVIRONMENTAL AND HUMAN RIGHTS RECORD FRONT PAGE NEWS!!!! WHAT: PROTEST AND MARCH/RALLY WHERE:   130 ADELAIDE WEST (Goldcorp’s Toronto office – North of King between University and Bay) to Dundas Square pedestrian… Read More

CONFRONT BARRICK GOLD! May 2 Annual General Meeting Protest

Once a year, the board of Directors of the world’s most powerful gold mining corporation converge in downtown Toronto. Join us and representatives from mining-impacted communities to… CONFRONT BARRICK GOLD! WHAT: Shareholders meeting protest WHEN: May 2, 2012… Read More