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Barrick’s Bodysnatchers: Wanton killings, criminalization, and degradation continue at the North Mara Mine in Tanzania

By Sakura Saunders leer el artículo en español aqui. On May 16, over 1,000 people entered a mine in northern Tanzania, desperate to collect whatever gold they could from the modern industrial site that used to be their bread and … Continue reading

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Customary Land Rights in Papua New Guinea loses to Mining Rights in National Court Decision

Landowners appeal to United Nations for support  from PorgeraAlliance.net   A recent landmark decision of the National Court that gives Porgera Joint Venture Company exclusive rights of occupancy to its Special Mining Lease (SML) could affect thousands of landowners living in … Continue reading

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Social Conflict leaves seven dead at the hands of Barrick security in Tanzania

Security forces at African Barrick Gold’s North Mara mine in Tanzania killed seven “criminal intruders” and injured a dozen more after 800 people stormed the project armed with machetes, rocks and hammers in a bid to steal gold ore, according … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Mining Injustice Conference: Confronting Corporate Impunity!

Mining Injustice Solidarity Network is pleased to invite you to the third conference on the impact of Canadian mining on local communities throughout the world, which will take place the 6th – 8th of May of 2011, in Toronto and … Continue reading

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FRIENDS OF THE EARTH INTERNATIONAL JOINS PROTESTS AGAINST BARRICK GOLD ‘Barrick Gold Clean Up Your Act! Right to Life Over Gold Profits’

Today, during the annual general meeting (AGM) of mining company Barrick Gold in Toronto (Canada), Friends of the Earth International is supporting a loud call from communities around the world for a halt to gold mining and Barrick Gold’s destructive practices. Campaigners are present … Continue reading

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CONFRONT BARRICK GOLD: Mobilise in Support of Impacted Communities

Once a year, the board of Directors of the world’s most powerful gold miner converge in downtown Toronto. Join us and representatives from mining-impacted communities to… CONFRONT BARRICK GOLD! WHEN: Wednesday 27 April @ 10.30AM WHERE: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, … Continue reading

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University of Toronto’s Governing Council raises tuition fees, bars access for students, workers and faculty

Students, workers, and faculty at the University of Toronto gathered yesterday to rally against the privatization of funding and decision-making at the university. The rally began outside of Simcoe Hall, where University’s Governing Council was meeting. Renowned intellectual and visiting … Continue reading

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University of Toronto Community Rallies Against the Corporate Takeover of UofT

WHAT: Anti-Corporatization and Privatization Rally WHERE: Meet on U.T.S.U. lawn (facing Hart House), march to Governing Council (Simcoe Hall) WHEN: Thursday, April 7, 3-5:30 m The Anti-Corporatization Working Group of the UT General Assembly is calling a rally today outside of the … Continue reading

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Naylor Nailed on Corporate Contamination

Recent Action from the movement to kick Peter Munk out of U of T by Juan Carlos Jimenez On March 28th, activists from Mining Injustice Solidarity network and the Anti Corporatization coalition from University of Toronto did a banner drop … Continue reading

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Banner Drop Targets Peter Munk at the University of Toronto

Quotes Munk dismissing gang rape as a “cultural habit” Members of the “Munk Out of UofT” campaign staged a banner drop this Sunday morning to bring attention to the man who wants to brand the University of Toronto’s Foreign Affairs … Continue reading

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