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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 )

Cal
- 435 days ago - news.mongabay.com
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 (606)
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
 

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

gabriele jefferson (149)
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 luck....it's their lives and their world at stake.
 

Alfred Donovan (46)
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 (219)
Sunday February 23, 2014, 5:33 am
noted
 
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