Campaign Update – Bangladesh: Energy at what cost? Protests Against Coal Mine Continue

Two thousand Bangladeshi citizens blocked major highways and railways for six hours on March 28 and demanded a response from the prime minister by April 11. They are calling on her to honor a 2006 agreement to ban open-pit coal mining in the country. For seven years, Bangladeshi citizens, including the National Indigenous Union (Jatiya Adivasi Parishad) have fiercely protested a British company’s plan for open-pit mining in Phulbari.

Read a new article by campaign partners International Accountability Project and CoalSwarm.

See the Global Response campaign action alert  and support the Banladeshi people by writing a letter to the prime minister.