Action Alert: Sulawesi Communities Reject Nickel Miner PT Inco Calling for a Renegotiation of the PTPublished by MAC on 2001-02-05
Action Alert: Sulawesi Communities Reject Nickel Miner PT Inco Calling for a Renegotiation of the PT Inco's Contract of Work (5 February 2002)
The One Pute Jaya and Bahumotefe community lands in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, have been staked for PT Inco's expanded contract of work area. The One Pute Jaya and Bahumotefe citizens reject PT Inco's plans to mine on their land.
Despite the citizen's protests, PT Inco has begun exploring and ravaging their lands...
Please read the attached briefing paper that describes the struggles of
those communities affected by PT Inco.
We ask the international community to support the Sulawesi communities who are struggling against the intrusion of PT Inco on their lands that have up to date violated the rights of individuals, the community and destroyed their environment.
Please send a copy of the attached letter (that has already been signed by several organizations) or a modified version to the Indonesian President and the cc'd addresses including government officials, PT Inco company executives and the Canadian Ambassador in Indonesia.
Help us support the Sulawesi communities who are demanding that the same injustices suffered by their neighbouring communities are not repeated.
Please inform JATAM (firstname.lastname@example.org) about any action taken and/or feedback/response received.
JATAM-Mining Advocacy Network
YTM -Free Earth Foundation