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CALLS FOR ACTION 29 MAY 2014

The Improvement of Mining and Energy Governance;
Make Mining and Energy Industries As A Last Resort.

Mining industry has become a monster source of the destruction of people’s life sustainability particularly in mining area. The industry that was placed as the spearhead of development and foreign exchange, is in fact a real threat for people’s safety and recovered productivity, also natural functions sustainability.

In 2013, the number of conflicts that happened has sharply increased than previous years. Throughout 2013, there were 369 cases with conflict widespread areas of 1.281.660,09 hectares, involving 139.874 head of households (KK). Incisively increased than previous year, in 2012 the number of conflicts as much as 198 cases or increased as much as 86,36%. And in the last 6 years, noted that 13 people died, 125 people were injured, and 234 people were arrested because of mining conflict.
 
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WCRC IS A PUBLIC DECEPTION...
Monday, 19 May 2014
MANADO- It is fine that North Sulawesi Provincial Government promotes the campaign of coastal and marine preservation as the essence of WCRC (World Coral Reef Conference) International event. But among environmentalist, WCRC is none other than deception to international public. Even the government of regency/municipality assessed to be ambivalent. This local activist sees the existence of the unsynchronized between the spirit of international event which has been held in North Sulawesi, while on the other side, legalization for the destruction of environmental ecological bases even continue to occur. They take the most factual sample of mining activity in Bangka Island, which was definitely defeated in the Supreme court but the company’s activities are still going on in this region.

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Type C Mining on East Sumba : A Chain of Mining Destructiveness and Infrastructure Project.
Infrastructure project is an integral part of mining, particularly type C mining. Infrastructure development that a haphazard action and in order to serve investors, directly give a big contribution to the environmental and life-space crisis of community around mining.

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