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STATEMENT: The Right to Say No Campaign Rejects the Farce that is the MPRDA Review Summit!

On 13 July 2023, The Right to Say No Campaign joins mining-affected communities from various parts of the country in a picket against the Minerals Petroleum Resources Development Act Review Summit convened by the Department of Mineral Resources (DMRE) on

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People’s Declaration: Building the Just Transition from Below through advancing the Right to Say No! ✊🏾

On Human Rights Day, 21 March 2023, over 70 activists from mining communities across the country gathered in Xolobeni, Eastern Cape to commemorate the life of fallen human rights defenders including Sikhosiphi Bazooka Rhadebe, Chairperson of the Amadiba Crisis Committee who

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Anti-Mining Activists to picket outside Parliament!

Statement by The Right to Say No and People’s Dialogue Cape Town, 6 February 2023 From today through to 9 February, transnational mining corporations from around the world will gather in Cape Town for their annual Mining Indaba. The purpose

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The Right to Say No Campaign: Declaration of the Peoples’ Summit for Alternative Development!

On Human Rights Day, 21 March 2022, hundreds of land activists and community members from six provinces in South Africa gathered in Xolobeni, Eastern Cape to attend a Peoples’ Summit for Alternative Development and to commemorate the sixth anniversary of

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Meet the people building alternatives to mining in Colombia

Meet the people building alternatives to mining in Colombia by Hannibal Rhoades and Benjamin Hitchcock Auciello | Original source: Red Pepper | 19 April 2018 Hannibal Rhoades and Benjamin Hitchcock Auciello interview local activists and business people determined to kick the mining industry out of their town. On

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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

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