[Statement] of CHR Spokesperson, Atty. Jacqueline Ann de Guia, on the violent dispersal of indigenous peoples’ barricade in Didipio, Nueva Vizcaya

(06 April 2020,) the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) received a report that more than a hundred police officers escorted three diesel tankers of OceanaGold Philippines Inc (OGPI) and forcibly entered the premises of Brgy. Didipio in Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya. The incident led to a violent police dispersal of the people’s barricade, injuring several indigenous…

[Statement] LOCKDOWN VIOLENCE: Mining company disperses people’s barricade in Didipio, injure indigenous women and arrest leader -LILAK

Quezon City – While the entire Luzon has been put under enhanced community lockdown due to COVID-19, a hundred police personnel violently dispersed a people’s barricade in Didipio. Three diesel tankers from OceanaGold Philippines Inc (OGPI) forcibly and illegally entered the premises of Brgy. Didipio in Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya. The tankers were escorted by more…

[From the web] Stop Oceanagold’s illegal mining operations -ATM

BAYOMBONG, NUEVA VIZCAYA – Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) together with its local partners, the Nueva Vizcaya Quirino Waterwatch, Alyansa ng Magsasaka para sa Kalikasan ng Kasibu, and Didipio Earth Savers Movement (DESAMA) declare their rejection of the continued illegal and destructive operations of OceanaGold Philippines, Inc. (OGPI). One hundred local farmers and indigenous peoples from…

[Event] Day of International Solidarity Against OceanaGold Ph Inc. -SEED

Join us in our twitter party, calling President Rodrigo Duterte to #StopMiningInDidipio and immediately cancel @OceanaGold ‘s FTAA. #EndMiningInDidipio! CANCEL OCEANAGOLD’S MINING CONTRACT NOW Respect the people’s will! Stop illegal operations in Didipio mines! Environmental and human rights groups in the Philippines support the resistance led by the Didipio Earth Savers Movement (DESAMA) and Didipio-Watch…

[Video/Film] BALITOK goes to Nueva Vizcaya

BALITOK goes to Nueva Vizcaya. January 30 ( Wednesday) 3PM at Nueva Vizcaya State University (NVSU) Gymnasium Source: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151299757185896&set=pcb.10151299780515896&type=1&theater Iboto ang iyong #HRPinduterosChoice para sa HR VIDEOS. Ang botohan ay magsisimula ngayon hanggang sa 11:59 ng Nov 15, 2013. Ikaw para kanino ka pipindot? Simple lang bumoto: • pindutin ang inyong napupusuan sa poll button…

[Press Release] Likas-Yaman caravan: Pass the Alternative Minerals Management Bill!

Likas-Yaman caravan: Pass the Alternative Minerals Management Bill! IPs, farmers, fisherfolks and church leaders bring their calls before the 15th Congress Two thousand supporters from communities in Metro Manila joined the 350-strong leaders of indigenous communities, farmers, fisherfolks and church leaders and marched towards the House of Representatives to call on legislators to pass the…

[Event/Featured Photo] SOS-YB network’s #AMMBcaravan marched towards the Capitol building in Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya

SOS-YB network’s #AMMBcaravan marched towards the Capitol building in Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya. Indigenous peoples, farmers lead the people and call on the government for the revocation of OceanaGold Philippines Inc FTAA, and the immediate passage of the Alternative Minerals Management Bill! No to the DIDIPIO GOLD-COPPER PROJECT! For more information and phone interview, please contact:…

[Press Release] Australia mining aid for PH questioned – ATM

Melbourne, Australia – Filipino and Australian organizations criticized Prime Minister Julia Gillard for launching a $127 million ‘smart aid’ for poor but mineral-rich nations during a forum at the University of Melbourne. Recently, the Gillard government has launched ‘Mining for Development Initiative’ which aims to help more than 30 developing countries, including the Philippines, address…