Amandla!

Alicia Aleman Arrastio (second from right) writes from Johannesburg where she is attending the Thematic Social Forum on Mining and the Extractivist Economy with other members of the Justice in Mining Network AMANDLA, AWETHU. Power to the people. Our first day in the Thematic Social Forum on Mining and Extractives Industries has started with this … More Amandla!

Justice in Mining Participates in Global Forum in South Africa

Nine members of the Justice in Mining network will travel to Johannesburg next week to participate in the Thematic Social Forum on Mining and the Extractivist Economy. The Justice in Mining representatives will join more than 300 delegates from faith-based and community groups around the globe to discuss issues arising from mining activity, including environmental … More Justice in Mining Participates in Global Forum in South Africa

Peoples Mining Charter – A Historic First for South Africa

Representatives of mining affected communities from seven provinces of South Africa, together with community organisations and ActionAid South Africa, have signed and adopted the first ever Peoples Mining Charter.  The Charter will serve as a political programme around which mining affected communities will self-mobilise and engage mining companies and the state.  It calls on the … More Peoples Mining Charter – A Historic First for South Africa