Why NO TAP, here or elsewhere

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Written by Elena Gerebizza – Re:Common It was the end of February and the scene is Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. During an official meeting, the Italian government was severely criticised for the considerable delays in the construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), part of the Southern Gas Corridor. With his tail between his […]

When Athens can’t tell a Trojan horse

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Rural communities in northern Greece are determined to prevent the EU’s most extravagant energy project from scarring their land By Elena Gerebizza, Re:Common. Originally published by Bankwatch. Read the photostory here ————————————– “I’m a good citizen, I have always paid taxes. But if you take away food from my children’s mouth, then you’ll find me […]

Rio Tinto in Madagascar: A mine destroying the unique biodiversity of the littoral zone of Fort Dauphin

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Representatives from the world’s most notorious mining companies are meeting at the ‘Responsible Extractives Summit’ in London, England, on 21 and 22 June. The World Rainforest Movement and Re:Common are joining London Mining Network in exposing the environmental destruction and human rights violations this industry is responsible for with the release of a new article […]

New BankTrack Human Rights Impact Briefing: Drummond and paramilitary violence in Colombia

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Nijmegen, May 25th 2016 BankTrack today publishes the second in its series of Human Rights Impact Briefings, focusing on the coal company Drummond and the seven banks which have financed it since 2010. The briefing finds that, despite allegations of their client’s involvement in serious human rights violations, only two of these seven banks were […]