No to transnational mining in indigenous lands!
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The Philippines-Canada Task Force on Human Rights supports the Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) and BALITOK in their fight against the Canadian mining corporation Olympus Pacific Minerals. http://magkaisacentre.org/supportcpa.pdf Background Earlier, the Binongan indigenous communities set out a tide of petitions against Olympus as early as March 2007 due to violation of their right over their ancestral domain at Mt. Capcapo. Olympus and local conduits AMIC and Jabel explored and drilled, which is part of any large mining operation, in a 4,300 hectare mining claim at Mt. Capcapo in February 2007 without securing the communitiesâ