On Monday June 17th, Global Affairs Canada will release its updated “Voices at Risk Guidelines on Supporting Human Rights Defenders”. MiningWatch Canada has been working on this issue.
Changing public policy and mining practices to ensure the health of individuals, communities and ecosystems.
An overview of the media coverage and the environmental emergency registry reveals at least two spills in the past year
Over Two Hundred Organizations Denounce Multimillion-Dollar Suit Brought by U.S. Mining Firm Against Guatemala
A collective letter was presented to the Cornerstone Capital Resources booth at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada’s 2019 Conference.
Eritrean refugees want to sue B.C.-based Nevsun Resources over alleged forced labour at its gold mine.
Accountability group seeks report on consultation with Guatemala’s Xinka Indigenous people
The Willa Mine, which has been touted as a profitable investment by a series of different owners over the past 35 years, has been abandoned by its present owners, MX Gold Corporation.
The Peruvian Supreme Court accepted Walter Aduviri’s appeal and overturned the sentence against him. Aduviri has been a spokesperson for the Aymara indigenous communities.
The Chief of Alderville First Nation and over 250 people gathered at a community information meeting to oppose the McBride mining project.
They call for an end to the environmental harms, community division, militarization and repression that the project has brought into their lives, and that Tahoe Resources permanently close the mine.