Posts Tagged: mining

Protecting indigenous rights in the Philippines

by Brendan Welsh Father Rex Reyes, Episcopal Priest and first Indigenous Person to be named General Secretary of the National Council of Churches of the Philippines (NCCP), was representing SKIPNet (Stop Killing Indigenous Peoples Network) at today’s side event of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Father Reyes said, “We understand our struggle within… Read more »

Mountaintop Removal Mining Education and Mobilization

Appalachia Rising is a mobilization to end mountaintop removal mining. The event will take place September 25-27 in Washington D.C. A conference “Voices from the Mountains,” will take place on September 25-26. This will be a time of education and…

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