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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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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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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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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ATM Press Release: Envi groups oppose resumption of Benguet Corp. operation in Zambales

ATM Press Release 4 September 2015   Envi groups oppose resumption of Benguet Corp. operation in Zambales   Concerned Citizens of Sta. Cruz Zambales (CCOS), a local People’s Organization (PO)…
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APPEAL: Reconsider MGB’s Temporary Lifting of BNMI’s Suspension

Engr. Leo Jasareno Director, Central Office Mines and GeoSciences Bureau Department of Environment and Natural Resources Dear Director Jasareno: Warmest greetings from the CCOS! We believed in the conditions set…
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Human Rights Situation in Australia: focus on the Government of Australia’s responsibility toward the human rights violation committed by Australian corporations

This UPR Submission presents present the human rights violation committed by Australian corporations abroad by bringing the cases of the alleged human rights violations by OceanaGold Corporation in the Philippines and…
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Press Release: Batangenos walk out from public hearing on mining, raise lack of transparency

Press Release June 1, 2015   Batangenos walk out from public hearing on mining, raise lack of transparency     More than four hundred participants walked out from a public…
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ATM Solidarity Statement on the Maguila-guila Dam Tragedy, Mogpog, Marinduque: A call for a long overdue justice

ATM Solidarity Statement on the Maguila-guila Dam Tragedy, Mogpog, Marinduque 6 December 2014   A call for a long overdue justice   It was December 6, 1993 when an environmental…
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ATM Press Release: Marinduquenos commemorate Maguila-guila Dam disaster

ATM Press Release 5 December 2014   Marinduquenos commemorate Maguila-guila Dam disaster   As Typhoon Ruby (international name Hagupit) threatens to devastate different parts of the country, the people of…
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