Activists from Bangladesh, Great Britain, and the United States gathered at Amnesty International's headquarters in London yesterday to educate the public about the dangers of Global Coal Management Resources' (GCM) proposed Phulbari coal project in Bangladesh. The seminar was organized by the Phulbari Solidarity Group, the London Mining Network, and International Accountability Project, just days prior to GCM's annual shareholder meeting on December 15. Speakers informed the public about potentially dire consequences of the British company's Phulbari project. Independent researchers estimate that 50,000 Indigenous people's lives and livelihoods would be altered by the project, which would also be devastating for the
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