News - Mining and Oil

‘Unprecedented’ suspension of mining on Colombian Indians’ land

21st Feb 2013
A Colombian judge has suspended mining concessions in an ‘unprecedented move’ to protect Embera-Katío Indians’ land in north-west Colombia. (Survival)


Indigenous peoples’ rights violated and traditional lands in Guyana threatened by mining

18th Feb 2013
At the beginning of 2013, indigenous peoples in Guyana are becoming increasingly alarmed over continuing and growing disregard for their legitimate rights by miners and government agencies and gross rights violations which have been endorsed by the judiciary in two recent cases. (FPP)


Colombia halts mining multinationals in indigenous territory

13th Feb 2013
A judge suspended Monday all activities by mining companies in nearly 50,000 hectares of indigenous lands in northwest Colombia. (Colombia Reports)


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