[Event] Likas-Yaman Caravan para sa AMMB (14-17 October 2012)

Human Rights Online Philippines

Likas-Yaman Caravan para sa AMMB (14-17 October 2012)

Indigenous People, farmers call to PNoy: STAND FOR US! AMMB NOW!

We, indigenous people and farmers from different areas in Luzon (from Romblon, Mindoro, Batangas, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Nueva Ecija, Zambales, and Bulacan) have come together to join this caravan to Metro Manila to reiterate our call for the repeal of the Mining Act of 1995 and the urgent passage of the Alternative Minerals Management Bill (AMMB)!

Stop our marginalization: act on our calls

The government has recently announced the forging of peace agreement with the Bangsamoro people of Mindanao. While we welcome this positive development, we also seek the openness and resolve of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to engage mining-affected communities—specifically indigenous peoples and farmers—to hear our stories, and act on our calls.

Stop destroying our land, our life! RESPECT OUR RIGHTS!

Mining is a threat…

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