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Environmental activists confront coal-mining executives at ...

Dec 28, 2018 · The London-listed company has caused controversy with its plans for the open cast coal mine in the Phulbari region of north-west Bangladesh. In 2006, three people were shot dead and hundreds reportedly injured when police opened fire on a large demonstration against the company in Phulbari.

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Bangladesh: Demo Raged in London at British Coal Company ...

Bangladesh: Demo Raged in London at British Coal Company GCM. ... They have only one active project, the Phulbari coal project, which awaits permission from the Government of Bangladesh to go ahead. But the people in Phulbari want to put the company out of Bangladesh, ban the Phulbari project and to take the company and its investors to public ...

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Phulbari – Solidarity Group

The Phulbari Solidarity Group is a transnational activist group which exists to support and represent the communities locate d within the Phulbari region of Bangladesh in opposing the plans for a large-scale open-cast mine in the region. If the mine is built, it would lead to forced-displacement of up to 230, 000 people over the course (30 years) of the project.

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BankTrack – Big coal emergency in Bangladesh worsens ...

Phulbari, Bangladesh - May 5 th, 2011 - On the afternoon of May 5 th, a peaceful anti-coal demonstration by local villagers in Bangladesh suddenly turned bloody.The resort to violence is the latest in a series of events that have made the proposed Phulbari Coal Project, along with nearby mining in Barapukuria, one of the most fiercely contested coal projects in the world.

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Bangladesh: Bangladesh: Risk of violent suppression of ...

Bangladesh: Bangladesh: Risk of violent suppression of public opposition to Phulbari coal mine project. ... A public demonstration against the mine in August 2006 saw at least five persons killed and fifty others injured by the police and personnel of the Bangladesh Rifles. OMCT expresses its serious concern that further violence, ill-treatment ...

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LONDON PICKET Of BRITISH MINERS Of DEVASTATIVE PHULBARI ...

Dec 15, 2016 · PRESS RELEASE 15 Dec 2016 Thursday, London: Bangladeshi protesters from Phulbari were joined by transnational climate activists in a picket of directors of Global Coal Management (GCM) Resources Plc, an AIM-listed British mining company who want to build a massive open cast coal mine by forcibly displacing 130,000 people in Phulbari, Bangladesh.

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Phulbari Resistance

Sep 11, 2009 · Phulbari Resistance is an initiative of BanglaPraxis in solidarity with the communities resisting open pit coal mine in Phulbari, Bangladesh. Asia Energy Corporation (Bangladesh Pty Ltd), a hundred percent owned subsidiary of GCM Resources Plc, UK based dubious company, is .

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GCM challenged to pull out of Phulbari coal project ...

Dec 17, 2011 · Bangladeshi activists demonstrate against GCM Resources See Morning Star report on the demonstration organised by the UK Branch of the National Committee for the Protection of Bangladesh's Oil, Gas, Natural Resource, Power and Ports. For a fact sheet on the Phulbari.

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Protest against London based mining company Global Coal ...

Ansar Ahmed Ullah : A protest was held on 12 December outside the AGM of British mining company Global Coal Resources Management (GCM) at the Aeronautical Society in Hamilton Place in London. In solidarity with the communities in Phulbari, where three people were shot dead as paramilitary officers opened fire on a demonstration of 80,000 people in 2006, protesters reaffirmed that ...

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BankTrack – Phulbari coal mine

About Phulbari coal mine The Phulbari coal project is a proposed open pit coal mine in northwest Bangladesh and includes the construction of at least one 500-MW power plant. At full production about eight million tons of coal will be transported by rail and barges to an offshore reloading facility located in .

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Phulbari protesters give ultimatum to meet 6-point demands ...

Phulbari locals staged a protest on August 26, 2006 against coal extraction from an open pit in the area proposed by Asia Energy Corporation (Bangladesh) Pvt Ltd. The protest turned violent when law enforcement agencies intervened, resulting in the death of three protesters and injuries to dozens more.

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GCM challenged to pull out of Phulbari coal project ...

Dec 17, 2011 · Bangladeshi activists demonstrate against GCM Resources See Morning Star report on the demonstration organised by the UK Branch of the National Committee for the Protection of Bangladesh's Oil, Gas, Natural Resource, Power and Ports. For a fact sheet on the Phulbari.

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Govt in difficulty to scrap deal on Phulbari coal mine

The Phulbari Coal Mine has a reserve of 572 million tonnes of high quality coal. ... but it did not cancel Asia Energy's multi-billion dollar three-decade investment proposal although the residents of Phulbari staged demonstration in protest against the activities of GCM. They demanded closure of the Asia Energy's office in Phulbari and Dhaka.

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US pushed Phulbari mine reopening - bdnews24

Dhaka, Dec 22 (bdnews24) — US diplomats frequently put pressure on the Bangladesh government to reopen the controversial Phulbari coal mine, which had been closed following a violent protest ...

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The Phulbari coal mine project - omct

THE PHULBARI COAL MINE PROJECT, DINAJPUR DISTRICT, BANGLADESH Your action is called for to suspend the Phulbari Project until community concerns are met OMCT is concerned that police and security forces may again employ violence to deal with public opposition to the Phulbari .

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Dodgy Deal: Phulbari coal mine Bangladesh

The Phulbari coal project is a proposed open pit coal mine in northwest Bangladesh and includes the construction of at least one 500-MW ... local protesters defied the ban and organized a two-day general strike and demonstration that shut down highways, shops, etc. throughout Phulbari. ... Dodgy Deal Phulbari coal mine Bangladesh.

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Protest in London against Phulbari coal mine

Bangladesh's National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Seaports on Friday staged a demonstration in London, protesting open-cast coal mining in Phulbari upazila of Dinajpur, Bangladesh.The UK unit of the Dhaka-based platform staged the demonstration...

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Authorities accept 6-point demand of Phulbari protesters ...

Authorities accept 6-point demand of Phulbari protesters, Dinajpur DC says (6th Ld) ... The demonstration was organised to protest against the open-pit coal .

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GCM Resources at Phulbari: perseverance or perversity ...

Dec 20, 2016 · Photo: Phulbari Solidarity Group Report on the GCM Resources AGM, 4 Hamilton Place, London W1, Thursday 15 December 2016 by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network GCM Resources has only one active project, the Phulbari coal project: this is a plan for an opencast coal mine in north western Bangladesh. The project has been stalled [.]

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Phulbari Resistance: PROTEST AGAINST OFFSHORE BLOCK DEAL ...

Phulbari Resistance is an initiative of BanglaPraxis in solidarity with the communities resisting open pit coal mine in Phulbari, Bangladesh. Asia Energy Corporation (Bangladesh Pty Ltd), a hundred percent owned subsidiary of GCM Resources Plc, UK based dubious company, is proposing the project.

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GCM Resources at Phulbari: perseverance or perversity ...

Dec 20, 2016 · Photo: Phulbari Solidarity Group Report on the GCM Resources AGM, 4 Hamilton Place, London W1, Thursday 15 December 2016 by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network GCM Resources has only one active project, the Phulbari coal project: this is a plan for an opencast coal mine in north western Bangladesh. The project has been stalled [.]

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