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August 29, 2013 Recent military attack on tribal leaders alarm anti mining groups Confirms murder of Blaan Bong Fuling and son Marbel Diocese and support groups in Manila are alarmed at the escalating militarization and human rights violations in the mine area of Tampakan. After an ocular visit conducted by the team headed by SAC […]
RESPECT & PROTECT the #HumanRights of Indigenous Peoples opposing mining in Tampakan. DAPAT #TAOMunaHindiMINA!
Demand and assert that Pnoy should ACT IMMEDIATELY. STOP The #killings in #Tampakan! RESPECT & PROTECT the #HumanRights of Indigenous Peoples opposing mining in Tampakan. DAPAT #TAOMunaHindiMINA! “We condemn the killings and the attack to indigenous communities who have opposed mining in there area. There is more than enough evidence to show that the presence […]
2 dead in fresh violence at Tampakan mine site–military By Bong S. Sarmiento on August 23 2013 KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/23 August)– A revered “bong fulong” or tribal elder in the mines development site of foreign-backed Sagittarius Mines, Inc. (SMI) was killed Friday morning in another fresh violence at the controversial Tampakan copper-gold project, allegedly by […]
To: His Excellency, President Benigno Aquino III, DENR/MGB and LGU’s: STOP MINING IN HOMONHON ISLAND Petition by HOMONHON ENVIRONMENT RESCUERS ORGANIZATION – HERO Homonhon Island has a fragile habitat and ecosystem. The Island is within the Pacific Ring of Fire and tsunami prone area. Homonhon Island is an important landmark of Philippines History where […]
14 August 2013 ATM Statement on the Downscaling of the Tampakan Mining Project This is a victory for the B’laan people, the local communities in Tampakan and the Provincial Government of South Cotabato. Contrary to the claims of SMI, Indophil and Xstrata, the government rules on mining projects are clear. The miners have […]
Petitioning Philippine President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III Stop the Tampakan Mining Project! Petition by Broderick Pabillo Manila, Philippines Despite the existing ban on open pit mining issued by the local government unit of South Cotabato, the residents and indigenous peoples community are still under grave threat from the world’s fourth largest copper producer Xstrata Copper, […]