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Forum Opens With March Through Dakar

Posted on 07 February 2011 by admin

Activists from Senegal were joined by tens of thousands from around as they marched through the Senegalese capital to mark the opening of the World Social Forum.

Ebrima Sillah reports from Dakar.


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PERU: After Toxic Mine Spill, Locals Demand Both Jobs and Cleanup

Posted on 01 November 2010 by admin

Toxic waste in the Opamayo River. Crédito: Federación Nacional de Trabajadores, Mineros, Metalúrgicos y Siderúrgicos del Perú (FNTMMSP ).

By Milagros Salazar

LIMA, Nov 1, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – Four months after Peru’s worst toxic spill of mining waste, workers at the Caudalosa mine are demanding that it be reopened, while local communities want more cleanup of the rivers they depend on for water supplies.
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INDIA: Stalled Korean Mining Operations Face Fresh Protests

Posted on 16 January 2010 by editor

The state-owned OMC has welfare programmes for tribals around its mines. Credit: Orissa Mining Corporation (OMC)

By Keya Acharya

NEW DELHI, Jan 21, 2010 (IPS) – The Indian government’s grant of the final environmental clearance to a Korean giant firm, allowing it to acquire 3,000 acres of ‘forest lands’ in the eastern state of Orissa, has prompted a fresh spate of protests from more than 4,000 families that will be affected by a proposed mining project.
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