Tag Archive | Thrace

Protestors against gold mining in Greece demand alternatives to austerity

Source: theinternational.org By Felicity Le Quesne   5,000 people gather to protest mining in Thrace, Greece, in March of 2013. The region of Chalkidiki in northern Greece has become the center of a growing protest movement against the government’s economic policies and foreign investment. Local people have taken to the streets to demonstrate their opposition […]

The Government of Canada: Stop Support for Eldorado Gold Corporation in Northern Greece

Petitioning The Government of Canada This petition will be delivered to: The Government of Canada Petition by MiningWatch Canada Whereas: Eldorado Gold, a Canadian mining company, has been aggressively pursuing mining projects in northern Greece; And whereas these projects promise to have and are already having a significant negative impact on the environment and communities […]