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Urgent Action: Urge immediate protection for Gustavo Castro, injured during the assassination of Berta Cáceres

March 3, 2016 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Uncategorized.

Embassy of Honduras in Mexico Mexican Consulate in Honduras Inter American Commission on Human Rights SIGN THE ONLINE URGENT ACTION HERE. Early this morning, March 3, 2016, armed individuals forcibly entered and assassinated Honduran activist Berta Cáceres, founder of COPINH, in her home in La Esperanza, department of Intibucá in southwestern Honduras. Our friend and • Read More »

MiningWatch Canada Pleased to Welcome New Team Member Diana Martin

June 8, 2015 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Uncategorized.

MiningWatch Canada is pleased to announce that Diana Martin has joined our staff as Administration and Resource Development Coordinator. Diana brings a strong commitment to social justice and comes to us with many years of experience working with activists, networks, and decision-makers in Canada and internationally. Diana replaces Susan Murdock in this position, as Susan • Read More »

Yukon Stories: Mining’s Unbalanced Influence in the North

March 3, 2014 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Uncategorized.

In September 2013, MiningWatch’s Canada Program Coordinator, Ramsey Hart, travelled to the Yukon. The trip north gave him the opportunity to hear Yukoners’ stories – their concerns and their vision of a sustainable future. Unfortunately the status quo has mining interests maintaining an overwhelming influence over government decision making and land use planning. That said, • Read More »