tribal solidarity

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ELF sabotage digger & arson solidarity with Peru

ELF SABOTAGE DIGGER (Italy)

anonymous report:

"ROME ITALY We cut wires and the oil tube of a digger used to deforest. unfortunately there were men at work so we could not destroy the cab Earth liberation front"

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ARSON ATTACK AGAINST POLICE VEHICLE IN SOLIDARITY WITH INDIGENOUS RESISTANCE IN PERU (Mexico)

anonymous communique (translation):

Indigenous anti-infastructure protesters murdered in crackdown on months-long blockade in Peru

For seven weeks tens of thousands of Amazonian Indians blocked roads and rivers across eastern Peru. They seized hydroelectric plants and pumping stations on oil and gas pipelines to try to force the repeal of decrees facilitating oil exploration, commercial farming and logging in parts of the jungle.

Peru Indigenous Holding Strong in Standoff

June 3rd 2009
A massive indigenous mobilization in the Peruvian Amazon is nearing its second month, with no sign that the native protesters will allow themselves to be intimidated into giving up on their demands.

South American dam news

2 Arrests in Home Depot Dam Protest; Take Action!

May 27th, 2009

Eco-VIllage Occupation London 6th June Update + Other News.

Hello friends,

In this report:

News of the upcoming Eco-Village occupation taking place on a disused piece of land near Hammersmith starting on Saturday, 6th June (see attached e-flyer for details).

Otaraua hapu save wahi tapu from oil pipeline in Aotearoa

28th May 2009
The Otaraua hapu in Taranaki began packing up their occupation camp today after finally protecting their wahi tapu, from Greymouth Petroleum's new pipeline.

Peru Indigenous In Standoff With Government

May 22nd 2009
For more than a month, indigenous groups in the Peruvian Amazon have been maintaining blockades of roads, rivers, airports and oil and gas pipelines to protest a series of new laws that would lead to increased industrial exploitation of their territories. The decrees were passed in accordance with the US-Peru Free Trade Agreement.

Rossport Shell to Sea Gathering, 29th May - 1st June

Everyone is invited to the third annual June gathering here at Rossport.

Friday 29th May - Monday 1st June.

The campaign has been running for years now, and you can find out more on the Rossport Solidarity Camp website: http://www.rossportsolidaritycamp.110mb.com/

Flyer for Gathering

Get in touch with any questions, or to let us know you plan to come. Email is best.

'Mother Earth in climate crisis' say indigenous people

12 May 2009
A statement by indigenous representatives from around the world describes ‘Mother Earth (as) no longer in a period of climate change, but climate crisis.’

Panama: Campesinos arrested over gold mine

June 5, 2009

Late last month, a group of demonstrators were violently arrested by police at a roadblock in the northern Panamanian province of Cocle.

Perenco and armed forces break indigenous blockade (Peru)

6 May 2009
A gunboat belonging to Peru’s armed forces has broken through an Indian river blockade in the northern Peruvian Amazon.

Orissa Tribes stage mass protest against British mining company Vedanta - 25 April 2009

Several hundred tribespeople today staged a protest against FTSE-100 company Vedanta, as it bids massively to expand its controversial aluminium refinery in Lanjigarh, Orissa. The refinery occupies land belonging to the Majhi Kondh tribe, and lies at the foot of the Niyamgiri hills, home of the isolated Dongria Kondhs. Both tribes took part in the protests.