Posts Tagged ‘Mining’

West Papua: Churches call for revision of contract with Freeport

Friday, June 17th, 2011

The Alliance of Churches in the Land of Papua, PGGP, has called on the government to revise the work contract concluded with the mining company, Freeport. ‘The presence of this foreign company in the district of Mimika has not resulted in any improvements in the conditions of the local people,’ said Wiem Maury, secretary of Read more

Reflect on mindless plunder of the earth

Friday, June 10th, 2011

At the opening of a national Environment Week that was launched by the Fiji Department of Environment and the Pacific Conference of Churches at the Suva Civic Auditorium on Sunday Pacific Conference of Church’s Environment advocate, Peter Emberson said the theme was powerful in the sense that it would encourage people to reflect and think Read more