Category: Sites of Struggle

Office of the Nueva Vizcaya Governor-elect and Alyansa Tigil Mina’s Joint Statement on the Peoples’ Barricade Against OceanaGold new exploration site

18 June 2016   Nueva Vizcaya – “OCEANA GOLD, STOP MINING IN KASIBU, NUEVA VIZCAYA! END YOUR OPERATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES!” Incoming Gov. Padilla and national coalition Alyansa Tigil Mina…
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ATM Statement: Stop mining Manicani Island!

ATM Statement June 7, 2016   Stop mining Manicani Island! –Alyansa Tigil Mina     Alyansa Tigil Mina, a national coalition of mining-affected communities and their support groups, strongly urges the…
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ATM Statement: Alyansa Tigil Mina challenges Duterte Admin to address mining, environmental issues

ATM Statement May 17, 2016 Alyansa Tigil Mina challenges Duterte Admin to address mining, environmental issues   Alyansa Tigil Mina, a national coalition of more than 130 members and 21…
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Press Release: MGB explanation for extension of FTAA exploration permit in Nueva Vizcaya, violation of mining EO sought

Press Release 5 April 2016   MGB explanation for extension of FTAA exploration permit in Nueva Vizcaya, violation of mining EO sought   Nueva Vizcaya Representative and Deputy Speaker Carlos…
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Vote for a pro-environment, pro-people, anti-mining candidate towards genuine reform!

Statement, 7-11 March 2016 On May 9th, we shall elect a new set of leaders from whom we shall demand reform and a new development agenda that will lead to…
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Press Release: Groups launch campaign against pro-mining candidates, urge public to vote pro-environment, pro-people leaders

Environment and human rights groups urged the public to vote for pro-environment, pro-people, anti-mining candidates earlier today. The public is told not to vote for pro-mining candidates or candidates with…
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Candelaria, Zambales Police curtails freedom of locals, detains nine activists

Press Release March 1, 2016   Candelaria, Zambales Police curtails freedom of locals, detains nine activists On Feb 28, 2016, the people of Sta Cruz, Zambales set up a barricade…
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Business World Online: Green groups ask candidates to put priority on environmental issues

Green groups ask candidates to put priority on environmental issues By Vince Alvic Alexis F. Nonato, Reporter http://www.bworldonline.com/content.php?section=Nation&title=green-groups-ask-candidates-to-put-priority-on-environmental-issues&id=122681 A COALITION of environmentalist groups joined forces on Friday to urge candidates to put…
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Tampakan Forum Statement: STILL no justice three years after Capion massacre in Tampakan Groups demand “STOP LUMAD KILLINGS and END IMPUNITY!”

Tampakan Forum Statement October 18, 2015   STILL no justice three years after Capion massacre in Tampakan Groups demand “STOP LUMAD KILLINGS and END IMPUNITY!”   Three years ago today…
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ATM Press Release: Cagayanons, support groups question absence of policy on offshore mining, submit position to MGB

Press Release 9 September 2015   Cagayanons, support groups question absence of policy on offshore mining, submit position to MGB   Leaders from affected communities in Cagayan and their support…
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