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Mr Pip

Radio New Zealand, 26 July 2010 Hopes Mister Pip movie will be filmed on Bougainville Posted at 03:32 on 26 July, 2010 UTC An actor and dramatist in Papua New Guinea says many locals are hoping the film, Mister Pip, … Continue reading

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Polluters Riotinto

ABC TV – Lateline, 14 June 2010 Abandoned mine threatens environmental disaster Australian Broadcasting Corporation Broadcast: 14/06/2010 Reporter: Liam Fox The Australian owners of an abandoned mine in Bougainville say it is too dangerous to return to repair leaking fuel … Continue reading

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Rally Against RIOTINTO in Sydney 20 May 2010

CHINA IS CRACKING DOWN ON PRIVATE SECTOR CORPORATE GREED AND CORRUPTION! IT’S TIME THAT HAPPENS HERE! . Rio Tinto’s obscenely rich bosses are notorious for attacking trade unions, trampling on Aboriginal rights and plundering the wealth of peoples in the “Third … Continue reading

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Panguna

Report from the Rio Tinto AGM in London on 15 April 2010 Panguna Mine, Bougainville Clive Porabou from Bougainville said that the company’s BCL subsidiary had caused massive destruction to land in Bougainville and its operations had led to a … Continue reading

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Avatar and Bougainville??

Avatar and Bougainville: A Parallel History? « Tubuans. http://www.criticaltimes.com.au/news/international/avatars-secret-history-lesson-on-our-doorstep/ http://www.face21cn.cn/renleixue/anthropology/article-Avatar-pop-culture-anthropology-ethic.html http://savageminds.org/2009/12/24/avatar/ http://itsgettinghotinhere.org/2010/02/23/james-cameron-the-oscars-and-the-real-life-avatar/

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Riotinto deserves the pain

I’ve posted several times before on the many crimes of Riotinto – bunkered down in their London headquarters (formerly 6 St James Square, now 2 Eastbourne Terrace), they plunder the world with near impunity, though Partizans, Minewatch and this bunch … Continue reading

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No Pit Closures

Reposted from 31 August 2005 because it still survives. This old poster is on a notice board outside the old council houses across the road from my flat – its survived 20 years or so I guess – Support the … Continue reading

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