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IPCM decries killing of anti-mining and indigenous environment activist of Honduras

March 5, 2016

IPCM decries killing of anti-mining and indigenous environment activist of Honduras

The International People’s Conference on Mining (IPCM) condemns the assassination of Berta Caceres, an internationally recognized and indigenous environmental activist. Caceres was shot dead by unknown gunmen who entered her home in La Esperanza, Intibuca, Honduras on March 3, 2016.

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PH government, Armed Forces Intenstifying Attacks Against Lumad IPs to Secure Coal Mining in Surigao Province

Please find below a statement from our friends in Maluhutayong Pakigbisog Alang Sumusunod (MAPASU or the Persevering Struggle for the Next Generation), a lumad organization in Surigao del Sur, who is helping lead the campaign for justice for the murders of IPCM participant Emerito Samarca, and MAPASU leaders Dionel Campos and Datu Bello Sinzo last September 1.  Josephine Pagalan of MAPASU is also a participant of the IPCM.

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IPCM calls on peoples of the world to reject secret Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty, other FTAs that place profit ahead of people

The International People’s Conference on Mining, a gathering of activists, community leaders, indigenous peoples, and pro-people lawyers and scientists representing  120 organizations in 20 countries worldwide, called on the peoples of the world to reject the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the negotiations of which has been recently concluded by leaders of 12 nations in the Pacific Rim.

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Urgent! Strengthening a powerful global voice in defence of life

The article below was posted on the website of STOPESMINING, an alliance of international groups against mining in El Salvador, and written by IPCM participant Antonia Recinos from Radio Victoria.

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Killing and Brutal Torture of Farmer, Antimining Activist in East Java

The International People’s Conference on Mining 2015 (IPCM) strongly condemns the brutal torture of community leaders and anti-mining activists Salim alias Kancil and Tosan, both from the village of Selok Awar-Awar Village in Lumajang, East Java, Indonesia, last September 26, 2015. >>

Call for International Action and Solidarity Against Mining and Militarization in Mindanao

International Confab Against Large-Scale Mining Denounces Killing of Mining Activists and Indigenous Peoples' Leaders in Mindanao, Calls for International Action and Solidarity Against Mining and Militarization in Mindanao.

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Amplify IPCM through traditional and social media

As this historic gathering of more than a hundred advocates opposed to mining plunder across the world fast approaches, news of the upcoming IPCM 2015 has already made airwaves in two of the host country Philippines’ top national radio stations. >>

Environment groups to raise alarm over mining across Verde Island Passage at upcoming International People’s Conference on Mining

Environmental activist group Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment (Kalikasan PNE) will be raising the specter of large-scale mining interests across the famed Verde Island Passage (VIP) in the upcoming International People’s Conference on Mining 2015 (IPCM) that will be held in Quezon City, Metro Manila from July 30 to August 1. >>

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