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Uprising Against Illegal Mining in Indonesia Pits Villagers Against Miners, Police

Environment  (tags: politics, environment, destruction, world, mining projects, overdevelopment, local economies, indigenous rights, conservation, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction )

- 1524 days ago -
The villagers are protesting plans to mine the island under a concession permit issued to the Chinese-owned MMP by the local government in violation of Indonesian law.

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Christeen Anderson (370)
Friday February 21, 2014, 4:59 am
I'm rooting for the villagers.

Theodore Shayne (56)
Friday February 21, 2014, 10:19 am
Noted & posted

S S (0)
Friday February 21, 2014, 2:13 pm
Thank you.

Gabriele Jefferson (147)
Friday February 21, 2014, 2:43 pm
noted, posted on FB & Twitter, Thx

. (0)
Friday February 21, 2014, 5:03 pm
I'm pulling for the villagers! Thanks for sharing, Cal.

Sheila Baker (0)
Friday February 21, 2014, 5:13 pm
thank you

pam w (139)
Friday February 21, 2014, 6:30 pm
I wish them's their lives and their world at stake.

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 22, 2014, 1:38 am
I am all for the villagers but the question has to be asked why is the government not taking action to prevent the mining when it has already been declared unlawful ?.

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 22, 2014, 3:25 am
Noted, thanks.

Robert O (12)
Saturday February 22, 2014, 12:17 pm
Thanks Cal.

Frances Darcy (135)
Sunday February 23, 2014, 5:33 am
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