Tag Archives: Urgent Action

Urgent Action: Safety of human rights defenders in Colima, Mexico (MiningWatch)

Urgent Action: Mexico – Concerns for the safety and security of human rights defenders opposing mining activities in the state of Colima TAKE ACTION HERE: http://www.frontlinedefenders.org/node/27554/action Over the past year, environmental and indigenous rights organisations in the municipality of Comala, Colima State, Mexico, … Continue reading

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KAIROS Urgent Action Alert: Bill C-584

The next five days are crucial in the Open for Justice campaign to win greater accountability from the Canadian mining, oil and gas industry. Please contact your Member of Parliament today.  (Even if you have already written to your MP … Continue reading

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Urgent Action! Shootings by Tahoe Resources (Goldcorp Inc) Armed Guards in Guatemala (Rights Action)

Ebulletin received from Rights action, outlining how violence continues to escalate in San Rafael Las Flores, Guatemala, where locals have been peacefully resisting Vancouver-based Tahoe Resources’  Escobal project for two years. Tahoe’s version of events is here.  A protest is being … Continue reading

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Pacific Rim Ramps Up Law Suit Against El Salvador

Pacific Rim’s announcement of a US $315 million increase in its law suit against El Salvador denounced by members of the National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining in El Salvador. Tell Pacific Rim to drop the lawsuit with The Blue Planet Project. … Continue reading

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Mar 20 URGENT ACTION: Call for investigat​ion and company departure in response to recurring violence in area of Canadian-o​wned silver project (MiningWatch)

 [Request received today from MiningWatch:] Take action here and share widely… URGENT ACTION: Call for investigation and company  departure in response to recurring violence in area of Canadian-owned  silver project  March 20, 2013 On Sunday, March 17, 2013, at around … Continue reading

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Urgent Action: Death Threat Against Mining Activist in Honduras

HONDURAS: DEATH THREAT AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER An environmental journalist has received a death threat after publicly condemning the environmental impacts of opencast mining and illegal logging in Honduras. Environmental activist and journalist Juana Dolores Valenzuela received an email death … Continue reading

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URGENT ACTION: Communities in San Jose del Golfo at Risk (GHRC)

[November 14, 2012 email request from the Guatemala Human Rights Commission:] As you read this, the communities in resistance to mining in San Jose del Golfo and San Pedro Ayampuc are holding their ground at the roadblock they have maintained … Continue reading

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