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The Mopani Mine next to Kankoyo Township, Mufulira, Zambia. Image: ActionAid
News Zambia

Zambian Activists Keep a Close Watch on Glencore’s Operations

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The company has a very poor record in the country and has arbitrarily fired workers and concealed information about deaths in their mines by Abhijan Choudhury / July 11, 2018 Recently, Industriall a global federation of trade unions submitted a statement at a United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) meeting […]

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Guatemalan Journalist Detained for Defending his Territory
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Guatemalan Journalist Detained for Defending his Territory

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Source: Colombia Informa / The Dawn News / November 24, 2017 On November 11, the Guatemalan state detained Jerson Xitumul Morales, a journalist and correspondent of Community Press, a digital alternative medium of Guatemala. The CGN-PRONICO Nickel Processing Company of Izabal, S.A. had pressed charges against him. These accusations are […]

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Pakistani Unions Protest After Death of 10 Mine Workers
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Pakistani Unions Protest After Death of 10 Mine Workers

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PCMLF stages protest demonstration & rally against apathy of Mines Department/Mine Owner/Contractor Source: PCMLF / The Dawn News / November 3, 2017 The Pakistan Central Mines Labour Federation (PCMLF) and the IndustriALL Pakistan Council (IPC) staged a protest demonstration on 23 October 2017 in front of the Quetta Press Club in Pakistan. The […]

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Both houses of the Irish parliament have now passed legislation calling for a ban on onshore fracking, making a full ban days away. (Photo: @Love_Leitrim)
Ireland News

Victory: Irish Lawmakers Ban Fracking

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It’s “a day for #ClimatePride,” says Friends of the Earth Ireland after historic vote By: Andrea Germanos / Source: Common Dreams / The Dawn News / June 28, 2017 Ireland is poised to ban onshore fracking after its Senate on Wednesday passed a bill outlawing the oil and gas extraction method. Anti-fracking […]

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