A GATHERING ON THE POLITICS OF TECHNOLOGY
2nd - 5th May 2014
Unstone Grange, Derbyshire
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Organised by Luddites 200, Corporate Watch, and Scientists for Global Responsibility
Romanian police clashed with villagers on Wednesday as they tried in vain to force them off a field they have occupied for a third day to prevent U.S. energy giant Chevron from drilling for shale gas.
Nine activists from Romania and Germany climbed the fire escape of Minvest Deva’s headquarters today and unfurled two thirty-foot-long banners calling for a ban on cyanide mining. They were fined 500 lei each, but declared they would not pay.
Translated from Portuguese by Thomas Walker / Earth First! Newswire
A weekend gathering for people involved or want to know more about ecological direct action around the UK including fighting opencast coal, fracking, GM, nuclear power, new road building and quarries with discussions and campaign planning - emphasis on the tactics and strategies, community solidarity and sustainable activism.
14th January 2014 Activists have blockaded the Maules Creek mine site at Boggabri in New South Wales, Australia, for three days now.<
Monday, January 13th, 2014 Achuar indigenous leader Segundo García Sandi began a hunger strike Jan. 7 to demand his freedom at Huayabamba prison in Iquitos, Peru. García Sandi was arrested Dec.
Day 17: Fri 13th December
A big day of resistance from the Barton Moss Protection Camp against IGas’ drilling plans. Around 12 drilling trucks were delayed entering the site for 2 hours under a heavy police escort. Three people were arrested, including a pregnant women and elderly lady. Police were widely condemned on social media for their hea