tribal solidarity

tribal & indigenous solidarity

Okanagan Band launches road block to protect their water supply

The Okanagan Indian Band (OIB) launched a “protective blockade” this morning, February 23, at the Okanagan campsite near Bouleau Lake in southern British Colombia.

Climate Change Activists: Join the Vancouver Convergence


A coalition of environmental activists led by GatewaySucks.org is calling on climate change activists to join the convergence at the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver.

Demonstrations in Kenya against Ethiopian dam

2 February 2010

Demonstrators have protested in four towns in Kenya, against the construction of a controversial dam that threatens the survival of a hundred thousand indigenous people throughout the Lower Omo Valley in Ethiopia and around Lake Turkana in Kenya.

European protests to stop bulldozers on uncontacted tribe’s land

26 January 2010
Protestors gathered in London, Madrid and Paris today to oppose the destruction of land belonging to one of the world’s last uncontacted tribes.

First Nation pushes back against 'Ring of Fire' mine, rail project

26th January 2010
A Thunder Bay mineral symposium of the Matawa First Nations tribal council in February could be a raucous affair.

Stalled Korean Mining Operations Face Fresh Protests

Jan 21, 2010 - 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.

Philippine community blocks entry of large mining firm

January 19, 2010
The community of Anislagan on the island of Mindanao has successfully blocked the Philex mining company from entering their lands.

Rapid Technology Transfer Group to take over the Earth Centre

A campaign has been running to reclaim the earth centre in doncaster as a community skill share centre. It has come to light that the local council and a conglomorate of many multinationals has been planning a take over. They deal in chemicals, construction, nuclear, engineering, audiovisual, 3D tech, aerospace, defense and a whole lot more.

Environmental Activists killed by Mining Companies in Latin America

On 26th December, Dora Alicia Recinos Sorto became the third victim of a wave of violence against environmental campaigners in the Cabañas Region of El Salvador, where community members are protesting against the re-opening of a Gold Mine by Canadian Company Pacific Rim.

Sabotage at Broken Cross Open Cast Coal Mine (Mainshill Solidarity Action)

In the early hours of the 25th December, a group of autonomous activists delivered their Christmas present to Scottish Coal. Four machines were sabotaged at the Broken Cross open cast site, the largest of its type in Europe, just 5 miles from Mainshill Solidarity Camp.

Amazon mega dam delayed following protests

3 December 2009

The go-ahead to build the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam, planned for the Xingu river in the Brazilian Amazon, has been delayed following protests by Indians and objections by local and international organisations.

HELP URGENTLY REQUIRED - ILLEGAL EVICTION IN CAMBERWELL TOMORROW NOVEMBER 16th

HELP URGENTLY REQUIRED TO RESIST ILLEGAL EVICTION IN CAMBERWELL - 5 Decrespigny Park, Camberwell, SE5 8AB... Please come tommorow if possible, bring any gear you can to help resist eviction. Free tea provided.

Global Minga Round-up (AKA Mobilisation in Defence of Mother Earth and the Peoples)

October 12 (the 517th anniversary of Columbus’ landing in the Western Hemisphere) marked the first day of the Global “Minga”/Mobilisation in Defence of Mother Earth and the Peoples, called by the IV Continental Summit of Indigenous Peoples Abya Yala.