The attack took place as activists protested the crimes of mining companies at the sixth annual International Mining and Resources Conference and Expo that is currently on in Melbourne
Senior journalist Paranjoy Guha Thakurta discusses this development that has come in the wake of the decade-long lobbying by the Indian business conglomerate.
The residents of La Dormida have been protesting for months against the construction of pylons for the Cardones Polpaico project on account of the impact it will have on their day-to-day life, as well as the Campana Pañuelas, one of the important biosphere reserves in the country
A US federal judge halted the construction of the controversial Keystone KL pipeline, pending a comprehensive environmental review. Activists have been protesting for years against the project on account of its threat to the ecological heritage of the area
He also talks about how international financial institutions paved way for the corporations to grab people’s land and resources.