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February 2011

LAMMP joins key Human Rights

Stop Press! LAMMP joins key Human Rights, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental agencies in signing the following letter to Justice Minister Jonathan Djanogly re the UK government’s Proposal for Reform of Civil Litigation Funding and Costs in England and Wales. Read the letter here; Read Independent on Sunday report …

The Guardian

“The Guardian latest cable from WikiLeaks mentions British company Monterrico Metals . Two women LAMMP supports in Peru were among many rural campesino detained and tortured during a pacific protest against the Majaz mine”. Full story in

Cleofe Neira

Isolation and Persecution of Women Activists These testimonies demonstrate that, women mining activism requires courage and tremendous doses of commitment. “I am constantly the target of comments and jokes from the workers of the mine and their families. Some of them spit at me when they meet me in the …