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

Activists disrupt international military conference in downtown Toronto hotel

Toronto. Over a dozen activists with banners and a sound system disrupted a special conference of the Conference of American Armies (CAA) this morning. The conference is a gathering of military leaders from North, Central and South America and… 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

URGENT ACTION: HELP PUT MINING JUSTICE ON THE FOREIGN POLICY AGENDA

HELP PUT MINING JUSTICE ON THE FOREIGN POLICY AGENDA (event + social media campaign) On September 28th, the first-ever foreign policy election debate will be held at Roy Thompson Hall in Toronto. If it wasn’t being hosted by… Read More

News: Hudbay Minerals Former Head of Security On Trial for Mining-Related Murder, Shooting-Paralyzing

As precedent-setting civil lawsuits continue in Canada against Hudbay Minerals and CGN (Hudbay’s former subsidiary in Guatemala), the criminal trial against Hudbay/CGN’s former security chief, Mynor Padilla, for a murder and shooting-woundings at Hudbay’s then mine site in… Read More

News: Merilyn Topacio Reynoso, activist resisting against Tahoe Resources murdered

Late on the night of Sunday the 13th of April, Alex Reynoso and Merilyn Topacio Reynoso – father and daughter activists involved in the resistance against Canadian company Tahoe Resources’ Escobal Mine in Guatemala – were attacked by… Read More

Urgent Action: Join the Ejido’s Call for Good Faith Negotiations Without Repression

Join the Ejido’s call for good faith negotiations without repression Since the morning of Tuesday April 1, the Ejido Carrizalillo in Guerrero, Mexico has blocked operations at Goldcorp’s Los Filos mine in revindication of their territorial rights following expiration of… Read More

News: Criminal Trial Against Former Head of Hudbay Minerals-CGN Security is Delayed

Puerto Barrios, Guatemala – Indigenous Maya Q’eqchi’ victims of a September 2009 violent attack outside a then-Canadian owned nickel mine were once again disheartened when it was announced today that the criminal trial of Mynor Padilla, former head… 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

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