|MEDIA RELEASE: Indigenous Leaders from Papua New Guinea, Chile Raise Serious Human Rights and Environmental Concerns Around Barrick Gold Operations|
Mining Watch Canada
May 6th, 2009
Even as houses near Barrick's mine in the highlands of Papua New Guinea are being burned down in a joint military and police action, Jethro Tulin is in Canada to address shareholders and government officials, whom he considers complicit in the suffering of his people as a result of Barrick's Porgera Joint Venture mine.
|MEDIA RELEASE: Indigenous Leaders confront Barrick Gold|
April 29th, 2009
Indigenous leaders from Papua New Guinea and Chile traveled to Canada this week to attend the April 29 shareholders’ meeting of Barrick Gold. Here, they will confront Barrick about human rights abuses and environmental degradation on their lands.
|MEDIA RELEASE: 28 peaceful protesters arrested after authorisation to occupy mine site|
April 12th, 2009
28 protesters were arrested this morning at Barrick Gold's mine operation in Lake Cowal, central western New South Wales. They were authorised to enter the mine site by Wiradjuri Tradtional Owners of Lake Cowal and its surrounds.
|MEDIA ALERT: Smoking ceremony, blockade and protesters occupy open cut pit halting mine operations.|
April 12th, 2009
Wiradjuri Traditional Owners and supporters are inside Barrick Gold’s mine operation in Lake Cowal central western New South Wales currently halting operations. Wiradjuri are conducting a smoking ceremony inside the mine site. Over 10,000 artefacts have been stolen and kept by Barrick Gold Corporation at the mine site in a compound encircled by a 6 foot fence. Over 25 supporters are currently occupying the open-cut pit and several others are blockading the front gate to prevent shift change.
|ACTION ALERT: Gold mine operation halted due to smoking ceremony|
April 12th, 2009
Over 50 people have been lead to the edge of Barrick Gold Corporations mine site by Wiradjuri Traditional Owners of the Lake Cowal area in a ceremony to cleanse the land and to stop mine operations.
|MEDIA RELEASE: Protesters to halt mining operations - unsustainable mining harms Australia|
April 11th, 2009
Concerned citizens have gathered in solidarity with Wiradjuri Traditional Owners of the Lake Cowal area to halt Barrick Gold Corporation’s mine operation in the lake. The campaign to Save Lake Cowal has been running for 10 years, this is the seventh gathering at Lake Cowal to protest the mine.
|MEDIA RELEASE: Wiradjuri and Supporters Say No to Mine Expansion|
April 10th, 2009
What: Lake Cowal Gathering: No Expansion! Shut Barrick Gold’s Mine Down! When: 10-13 April 2009 Where: Lake Cowal, central western New South Wales From the 10-13 April up to 100 people from around Australia will make the journey to Lake Cowal in central western NSW to support Wiradjuri Traditional Owners in their 10 year campaign against the worlds largest gold miner.
|MEDIA ALERT: Traditional Owner wins injunction restraining Barrick Gold mine expansion|
February 4th, 2009
Yesterday the NSW Land and Environment Court handed down a decision in favour of Wiradjuri Traditional Owner, Neville Chappy Williams, with an injunction restraining the NSW Minister of Planning from determining the E42 Modification Request for the proposed expansion of Barrick Gold's mine in Lake Cowal.
|Barrick Gold censors Indigenous Leaders' opposition to gold mining on their lands|
May 7th, 2008
A delegation of Indigenous leaders travelled around the world to attend the Barrick Gold Annual General Meeting in Toronto today. They came to vent their opposition to Barrick Gold's mining practices on their lands.
|ACTION ALERT: Protesters Demand Accountability Outside Barrick Gold's AGM|
May 6th, 2008
On 6 May protesters gathered outside Barrick Gold's Annual General Meeting to protest the companies destructive mining operations around the world.
|International Indigenous leaders attend Barrick Gold's Shareholder's meeting|
May 6th, 2008
Indigenous leaders from Papua New Guinea, Australia, and the United States traveled to Canada this week to attend the shareholders’ meeting of Barrick Gold. Here, they will make statements about Barrick's operations on their lands.
|Wiradjuri Elder exposes mine pit collapse at Lake Cowal|
Wiradjuri Traditional Owner, Neville 'Chappy' Williams, exposes a massive collapse at Barrick’s Cowal Gold Project in Lake Cowal, 45 km north-west of West Wyalong, central western NSW.
|PEAK MINERALS: Ground breaking report warns of resource depletion.|
In an Australian first, mining data from as far back as 1829 has been collected and analysed by Monash University academic, Dr Gavin Mudd in conjunction with the Mineral Policy Institute to determine the long term sustainability of a range of Australia’s mineral resources.
|COMUNICADO DE PRENSA: Indígenas ocupan oficina central de Barrick Gold en Australia
Ancianos y partidarios de la Nación Wiradjuri ocuparon la oficina central en Australia de la mayor compañía minera del oro a nivel mundial, Barrick Gold.
|DECLARACION PUBLICA: Visita contraversial a Santiago a ser realizada por el Primer Ministro de Canada: tiene tiempo para reunirse con Barrick Gold pero no para atender a las comunidades afectadas por las operaciones mineras canadienses|
El Primer Ministro Canadiense, Stephen Harper, realiza una visita a Chile para celebrar los 10 a?os de TLC entre ambas naciones. La sociedad civil chilena ha solicitado a la embajada canadiense una audiencia entre el Primer Ministro y las comunidades afectadas por las empresas mineras de ese pa?s. La peticion ha sido negada.
Canadian Prime Minister's Controversial visit to Santiago: Time for Barrick Gold, but not for communities|
Prime Minister Stephen Harper is visiting Chile to mark the tenth anniversary of the Free Trade Agreement between the two nations. Representatives from Chilean civil society asked the Canadian embassy in Chile to facilitate a visit between the Prime Minister and communities affected by Canadian mining companies. Their request has been denied.
|Aboriginal Elders Occupy Barrick Gold’s Australian Head Office|
July 13th, 2007
Elders and supporters of the Wiradjuri Aboriginal Nation have occupied the Australian head office of the world’s largest gold mining company, Barrick Gold.
|Cyanide Protesters Hope To Stop Train|
ABC News Online
May 24th, 2007
Police say they have advised a group of protesters against a plan to flag down a freight train tonight near Urunga, on the New South Wales mid-north coast, saying they could face penalties including fines or imprisonment.
|CorpWatch Press Release: "Barrick's Dirty Secrets: Communities Worldwide Respond to Gold Mining Impacts|
CorpWatch press release regarding Barrick Report
|Global Day of Action Against Barrick Gold, May 2, 2007|
Press Release about the International Day of Action, written by David Modersbach in Argentina.