No Coal Mining Expansion in Caluya – Global Day Of Action Against Coal
For more than 30 years since the coal mining operation in Semirara Island started, the people already suffered from environmental destruction, loss of livelihood, exposure to chemicals hazardous to their health.
Last year, a wall in the Panian mine site collapsed which burried and killed five people working in the mine site. Then this year almost exactly a year ago, people were told that they will be evicted from their lands and transferred to other areas away from the land they till, reason…..the coal- mining operation need their land fto dump their waste. The people resisted by barricading their land but they’re helpless when big bulldozers and backhoe were used to ravaged their farmlands.
But this does not weaken their spirit, instead it kindle more the will to persevere and fight, but in the face of Semirara Mining Corporation the company that owns and operates the coal-mining in the island they need support from people like us.
Let us all help the people of Semirara in their fight, we can start it now by liking this link
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