• Retired Judge Ntshangase Supports Somkhele Community

    Posted on 17 May 2018

    Retired Judge David Ntshangase supports Somkhele Community  May 9, 2018 Judge David Ntshangase The Somkhele community, GET and MCEJO are honoured to have the support of retired Judge David Ntshangase. He currently chairs the Marikana panel of experts tasked with investigating the nature of public order policing in South Africa, and the use of weaponry […]

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  • Hope for Somkhele, Place of Pain

    Posted on 17 May 2018

      Hope for Somkhele, Place of Pain  March 17, 2018 A cracked homestead with the extensive mine dumps visible in the background. “On Thursday, 15 February 2018, one hundred and twenty people gathered in Somkhele, near the Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park, to document stories of how their lives have been devastated by Tendele coal mine for […]

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  • Beaver Lake Cree Bring the Power of the Sun to Tar Sands Ground Zero

    Posted on 17 May 2018

    2017 NOV 27 ANDREA PALFRAMAN NEWS, TARSANDS TRIAL Beaver Lake Cree Bring the Power of the Sun to Tar Sands Ground Zero By Ana Simeon   |  Campaigns Director, RAVEN    When you live in the middle of the biggest sacrifice zone on Earth, how do you keep up your spirit? When the plants and animals […]

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  • Fighting destructive mining in South Africa

    Posted on 10 March 2018

    Fighting destructive mining in South Africa: help MACUA activists raise profile of “right to say No!” campaign  March 9, 2018 Mining Affected Communities in United Action started this petition to the South African Department of Mineral Resources and 3 others Mining-affected communities are repeatedly denied what is known as the right to free prior and informed consent (FPIC) when it comes […]

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  • Urgent letter to DMR

    Posted on 10 March 2018

    Urgent letter to DMR  March 8, 2018 “Based on information received via the attached map received today, it is clear that Tendele Coal Mining (Pty) Ltd is mining in KwaQubuka North, near the red star depicted on the map. This is an area authorised by the mining right under appeal.” RE: NOTICE OF APPEAL AGAINST […]

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  • Class Action Against GM Corn Crops 9th Semester Report

    Posted on 5 March 2018

    – January 5, 2018 (Translated from the original in Spanish) by René Sanchez Galindo According to Mexican Law, the plaintiffs in a class action are required to provide periodical reports on the status of the lawsuit to the entire class. In order to fulfill this requirement, the present document brings an update on the class […]

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  • Two Day Report of the meeting held in Somkhele 26&27 Jan 2018 – Hosted by the MACUA/MCEJO (NGO) and GET

    Posted on 22 February 2018

    By Oscar Gwala On the 26th January 2018, the first day of a two day workshop, 17 participants attended: 7 males and 10 females representing the 6 Somkhele villages directly affected by the Tendele coal mine, namely: Kwamyeki, Dubelenkunzi, Mahhujini, Qubuka, Emachibini and lastly Esiyembeni. The day started off with Billy Mnqondo introducing everyone who […]

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  • Chevron v. Ecuador Hearing Scheduled April 17 and 18

    Posted on 14 February 2018

    After the rejection of Chevron’s million dollar security demand – a litigation tactic to prevent the case from being heard on its merits – by the Court of Appeal for Ontario, the hearing originally scheduled for October 10 and 11, 2017 will take place on April 17 and 18, 2018. As a result of a […]

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  • Christmas Newsletter 2017, with good news!

    Posted on 19 December 2017

    Dear all, In 2017 we reached two legal targets and in another case all court rulings were in favour of the crowd. Want to support our cases this Christmas? Please donate at: www.thecrowdversus.org. Next to all the positive case-vibes, we have great internal news. We managed to get two global NGOs on board. They believe […]

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