Newmont Mining Shareholders Confronted by Protesters Posted by thenationreport Denver residents protest the Newmont Shareholders’ meeting at the Hilton Inverness Hotel on Wednesday. (all photos: The Nation Report) The Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) has years of experience fighting the mining practices of Newmont Mining. So it wasn’t a surprise on Wednesday to see … Continue reading Newmont Mining Shareholders Confronted by Protesters. By thenationreport
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Steve Piper DJPC Minewatch 303 596 8972 email@example.com www.denjustpeace.org Denver, Colorado, April 24th 2018 Throughout the world, open-pit and other high tech mining technologies are producing chemical waste that contaminates water supplies, degrades the natural environment, and destroys the possibility of farming and fishing for a living. Deforestation and the use … Continue reading Press Release: April 25 Protest Newmont Mining Corporation for its Human and Environmental Rights Abuses
We are going to hold a protest outside the hotel where Newmont Mining will be holding its upcoming shareholder meeting. Newmont is being sued in federal court here in the US by Máxima Acuña, for beating her and her family, destroying her crops, and damaging her property. Newmont is also destroying the surrounding environment by … Continue reading Protest Newmont Mining Corporation for its Human & Environmental Rights Abuses.
Urgent Notice from the DJPC: You can make a difference! Honduras is currently in danger of returning to the era of authoritarian rule that prevailed in the 1980s. In response to a highly suspect presidential election in November, mass protest has erupted throughout much of the country. As the government has moved to crack down … Continue reading Urgent Notice from the DJPC: You can make a difference!
December 2017 Sisters and Brothers: This was my first full-year as a board member of the Denver Justice & Peace Committee. I wasn’t sure what that would entail or how I might be helpful, but I was honored that Jerry Stookey and Rebeca Zúniga-Hamlin encouraged me to join, and I’m so glad I did. It’s … Continue reading This note can only begin to give a glimpse of the solidarity and nonviolent activism that the DJPC took part in during the past year.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2nd, 2017 Media Contact: Rebeca Zúniga-Hamlin Tel.: 303-623-1463 / Cell: 720-606-1155 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org The National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining – El Salvador to Receive Human Rights Award from the Denver Justice and Peace Committee On Saturday November 4th, the Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) will present its annual Global Justice … Continue reading The National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining – El Salvador to Receive Human Rights Award from the Denver Justice and Peace Committee
2018 John Proctor Member of the Year: Sister Betty Voss Sister Betty Voss, a Sister of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, has devoted herself to the cause of social justice throughout her life. She has taught at both the elementary and college levels in Illinois, Iowa, and Tennessee, and taught in a bilingual school … Continue reading 2018 John Proctor Member of the Year: Sister Betty Voss
Join us on November 4th to honor the outstanding achievement of The National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining, a campesino-led movement in El Salvador. In March 2017, the Roundtable won an historic legislative victory by securing a prohibition against all metals mining in perpetuity. For a land-poor country with vulnerable water sources and a significant rural … Continue reading Awards Night: November 4th at 6:00pm
June 2017 Dear faithful DJPC members, We’ve now survived the first four months of a nightmare: the Trump presidency. We’ve endured attacks on our education system, our healthcare, our immigrant communities. Perhaps a silver lining to the Trump presidency is the movement of a young, previously disillusioned and disaffected left. Formerly dormant activists are also … Continue reading A Brighter Future, Despite The Challenges. Continue Supporting Solidarity!
Great news today from Peru! The Supreme Court has acquitted Máxima Acuña, an indigenous woman and recent recipient of the Goldman Environmental Prize, for usurping land from Newmont Mining near Celendín, Peru. The struggle has been many years in the making. While Newmont and its partner in Peru, joint owners of Yanacocha, have held that … Continue reading Máxima Acuña and her family acquitted. Supreme court rules against Yanacocha owned by Colorado based Newmont Mining.