News and Resources

Please see the following selected news stories and reports in relation to the ongoing Phulbati Campaign:

Prothom Alo Report (26/11/2014) : Gary Lye left Phulbari under Police protection  – Asia Energy Chief’s Visit Sparks Protest in Phulbari

The Daily Star Report ( 21/11/2014): UK warns against adverse impact: Asks mining company to assess its plan

The Independent (19/11/2014) :  Report/News about open-pit-mine in northwest Bangladesh:  Feasibility Study on Barapukuria Sent Back

The Daily Star Op-ed (16/11/2014): Sundarban vs devastating projects in Bangladesh

Cultural Survival (04/12/2013): Campaign Update —Bangladesh: Protests at GCM Resources General Meeting over Bangladesh Coal Mine

Protect Resources of Bangladesh (04/12/2013): London protest held at GCM Resources AGM over Open Pit Mining in  Phulbari

World Development Movement (04/12/2013): Protests at GCM Resources AGM over Bangladesh coal mine

London Mining Network (04/12/2013): Chairman of GCM Resources offered Jobseeker’s Allowance claim form by concerned shareholder

Coal Action Network: (17/06/2013): British companies Bangladeshi Human Rights Abuses 

World Development Movement (14/06/2013):  UK government accepts complaint over GCM Resources’ Bangladesh coal mine

UK National Contact Point (14/06/2013): UK NCP initial assessment: complaint from the International Accountability Project and the World Development Movement against GCM Resources Plc in Bangladesh

Daily Sun (14/06/2013):   GCM violates human rights in Bangladesh

London Mining Network (06/02/2013): Protests prevent British mining company GCM visiting mine site in Bangladesh – director resigns

World Development Movement (04/02/2013): Protests prevent British mining company GCM visiting mine site in Bangladesh – director resigns

Coal Guru (05/02/2013):  Future of the Phulbari coal project of GCM in Bangladesh in doubt

The Manufacturer (04/02/2013): Mining CEO resigns after Bangladeshi protests

The Daily Star (30/01/2013): Top Asia Energy official’s visit sparks protest in Dinajpur

The Daily Telegraph (30/01/2013): Tough at the Polo coalface (scroll down)

London Mining Network (22/01/2013):  Deal with Asia Energy on Phulbari coalmine invalid

The Daily Sun (22/01/2013):  Deal with Asia Energy on Phulbari coalmine invalid

Buisness Wire (22/01/2013): Polo Resources Limited: Update on GCM Holding

The Daily Telegraph (03/01/2013):  City Diary: Santa visits GCM Resources, but investors are left wanting

The Bangladesh Chronicle (31/12/2012): Asia Energy awaits PM’s Phulbari nod

Priyo News (31/12/2012):  Asia Energy awaits PM’s Phulbari nod

State minister Advocate Mostafizur Rahman discussing on Phulbari open pit mining with Aminul Islam Bablu – Available on Youtube.

Coal Guru (24/12/2012): GCM Resources update on AGM

Coal Guru (24/12/2012): Phulbari deal not in hurry – PM aide

Bdnews24 (22/12/2012):  Phulbari deal not in hurry: PM aide

The Financial Express (21/12/2012):   Complaint filed against GCM over Bangladesh mine

Business Green (21/12/2012):  Bangladesh mine activists dump coal outside GCM meeting in London

New Age (21/12/2012): Complaint filed against Asia Energy in London over Phulbari Project

London Mining Network (21/12/2012): Coal play: inside the GCM Resources AGM, 20 December 2012

The Daily Sun (21/12/2012): Complaint filed against Asia Energy in London over Phulbari Project

Bdnews24 (21/12/2012): Asia Energy awaits PM’s Phulbari nod

Bdnews24 (21/12/2012): Protests in London over Phulbari mine

Foil Vedenta (20/12/2012)  – From Phulbari to Niyamgiri!

Economic Voice (20/12/2012): Complaint filed against British coal miner GCM over Bangladesh mine

New Internationalist (20/12/2012):  Angry Santa interrupts AGM over Phulbari mine

The Guardian (20/12/2012):  Bangladesh mine activists dump coal outside GCM meeting in London

Daily Mail (UK) (19/12/2012):  Miner GCM hit by protests over Bangladeshi mine that could displace up to 220,000 people

This is Money (19/12/2012): Miner GCM hit by protests over Bangladeshi mine that could displace up to 220,000 people

Cultural Survival (10/12/2012): Good News– Bangladesh: Open-Pit Mining in Phulbari “Unlikely”

Archive of Important Articles

Cultural Survival (26/11/2012): Good News- Bangladesh: Government Promises to Evict Coal Mining Project

Citizenside (24/11/2012):  Strike for Clean Air in Phulbari

The mystery death, a town in uproar and a $1bn UK mines deal (The Observer, Sunday 3 September 2006) – http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2006/sep/03/bangladesh

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