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Activists demand Shell to halt its climate wrecking activities

Activists demand Shell to halt its climate wrecking activities Friends of the Earth |4 April 2018 Today Milieudefensie/Friends of the Earth Netherlands launched a groundbreaking new campaign. Shell is destroying the climate so we are taking them to court. Friends of


Documentary on Second Session of Permanent People’s Tribunal

Documentary on Second Session of Permanent People’s Tribunal The Southern Africa Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power is the regional leg of a Global Campaign. It aims to strengthen the joint struggles fought by communities against transnational corporations (TNCs) and bring


The Year ahead for the Campaign to Dismantle Corporate

The Year ahead for the Campaign to Dismantle Corporate 2018 began with the DCP (Dismantle Corporate Power) campaign taking part in the Alternative Mining Indaba (AMI) in February aiming to present an alternative voice and community voices to that of


Op-Ed: ‘Resistance is fertile’ – Amadiba agriculture challenges elite mining agenda

Op-Ed: ‘Resistance is fertile’ – Amadiba agriculture challenges elite mining agenda By Andrew Bennie Living on the northern-most portion of the Wild Coast of South Africa, the coastal Amadiba villages have been resisting the proposed Xolobeni Mineral Sands Project for


Sunrise will come once it is in the hands of the people, Mr President

Sunrise will come once it is in the hands of the people, Mr President by Matthews Hlabane It is not a surprise that the newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa, a known businessman, was quick to point out where his interests are


Acid Mine Drainage: the environmental and social risks in the Witwatersrand gold fields

Acid Mine Drainage: the environmental and social risks in the Witwatersrand gold fields By Mariette Liefferink | Amandla!Magazine Issue No. 43/44 | December 2015 South Africa is at the transition point of “peak water.” This is the moment when the


2nd Session of the Southern Africa Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Transnational Corporations

2nd Session of the Southern Africa Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Transnational Corporations By Amandla correspondent | Amandla Magazine Issue 55-56 | December 2017 When the walls of the atrium heard the stories of struggle, of dissent and of resistance by


Updates from social formations and communities that are part of the Southern African Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power

Updates from social formations and communities that are part of the Southern African Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power Update from  Parmalat Case  (from Grace Tepula) The case we presented at the PPT on Parmalat’s operations in the dairy sector in


People’s Permanent Tribunal on Transnational Corporations Jurors Statement

The voices of communities in Southern Africa that are ignored by governments and transnational corporations are echoed in the Jurors’ Statement, delivered on the occasion of the second hearing of Permanent People’s Tribunal on transnational corporations in Southern Africa. The


Operation Hakudzokwi Commemoration (Zimbabwe)

Operation Hakudzokwi Commemoration Farai Maguwu| 12 November 2017 Background Operation Hakudzokwi Commemoration was held on the 10th of November in Mukwada ward, home to over 6000 people. The purpose of the commemoration is to honor and remember the hundreds of artisanal


Activists from Latin America and Southern Africa arrested in Zimbabwe

Activists from Latin America and Southern Africa arrested in Zimbabwe following commemoration of the Marange Massacre Yesterday (10 November 2017), the Centre for Natural Resource Governance (CNRG) hosted an event in commemoration of the 9th anniversary since the Marange diamond


A call for justice on the anniversary of the Marange massacre

A call for justice on the anniversary of the Marange massacre On the 9th anniversary of the Marange diamond fields massacre the Southern African Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power calls for justice for the slain miners and community members. This


The Paradise Papers: Tax Evasion & the low-wage regime

The Paradise Papers: Tax Evasion & the low-wage regime by the Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) | 6 November 2017 In the Bermuda Connection (2015), the Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) research on Lonmin illustrated that the harm


SA campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power & the Right to say NO

  The Southern African Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power has a delegation in Geneva right now that is advocating for the Right to Say No! through Free Prior and Informed and Consent (FPIC)   Here is link to a pamphlet is


Addiction to hot money retards growth, fuels inequality

Addiction to hot money retards growth, fuels inequality by Neva Mekgatla World Bank data show how much of an outlier SA is when it comes to global financial markets. It provides consistent information on capital inflows for 32 upper-middle-income economies


Right to Say No to Mining

Right to Say No to Mining The worldwide mining sector has to undergo a radical paradigm shift, writes Pope Francis in a letter to mining-affected communities. In a meeting in Rome, supported by CIDSE, the local communities called for resistance


The Right to say No to Mining! Yes to our future!

The Right to Say No to Mining! Yes to our future! 2nd Session of the Southern Africa Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Transnational Corporations  It was strong, powerful words like these by the Amadiba Crisis Committee, and echoed by peoples who


Permanent Peoples Tribunal to Dismantle Corporate Power [17 & 18 August 2017]

Permanent Peoples Tribunal to Dismantle Corporate Power [17 & 18 August 2017] The Southern Africa Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power will be holding the 2nd Session of the Southern Africa Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Transnational Corporations. The Tribunal takes place on the 17th &


G20: Pressure rising on tax haven USA

G20: Pressure rising on tax haven USA Tax Justice Network | 10/07/2017 The pressure is rising over non-compliant territory: the era of tax havens seems to slowly come to an end since even the USA could be threaten by economic


The Marange diamonds

By: Amandla! correspondent From: Amandla! Issue No.48  OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2016 The first session of the Southern Africa Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Transnational Corporations took place in September in Swaziland. Activists presented cases to a panel. Amandla! 47 contained a general article


State capture and the poor

State capture and the poor By Ronald Wesso | Amandla! Magazine Issue 53 | July 2017 What are the political implications for the poor of the ANC’s internal struggles around state capture? In the light of the outcome of the past


Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on TNC’s (2017)

The second session of the Southern Africa Permanent Peoples’ TNC’s 14-17th August 2017, in Johannesburg. The Tribunal, hosted by the Southern African Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power, is the second session of hearings, where eight communities from Southern Africa will


Pat Mooney podcast on Mergers

Audio recording of Pat Mooney talking about mergers and who controls the rights to water, land and seeds. Listen here: Pat Mooney has more than four decades experience working in international civil society, first addressing aid and development issues and


Shadow Report on Glencore’s Operations in Latin America

Shadow Report on Glencore’s Operations in Latin America Glencore is a transnational corporation who keeps its information behind a fortress, a major problem when the company is the fourth largest mining company, and fourth largest trader of raw commodities. This

 
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Streaming the Shore Break at the AIDC right now. Reminding ourselves why communities like Xolobeni need the #Right2SayNo