Stop the Mining Stop the Killings

A Call to Action #StopTheMiningStopTheKilling

Demand U.S. military aid to the Philippines be cut, that the AFP be held accountable for the deaths of the Capion family, and to abandon X-strata SMI’s Tampakan Gold Project!  Read our full statement here: http://nychrp.info/2012/11/13/stop-the-mining-stop-the-killings-justice-for-the-capion-family-of-the-tampakan-massacre/

You can help bring the issues raised by the Tampakan Massacre to light by participating in these ways:

– SIGN THE PETITION NOW: http://www.change.org/petitions/u-s-department-of-defense-cut-military-aid-to-the-philippines

– Donate to BAYAN-USA: Your donation will support delegates of MANILAKBAYAN, a caravan and march which aims to raise the national consciousness around the deteriorating human rights situation in relation to large-scale mining. Make sure that 100% of your contribution goes to promoting human rights in the Philippines by writing a check to BAYAN-USA, and skipping the online transaction fee, but feel free to donate online, via this Paypal link.

– Join our Facebook Action: Donate your Facebook profile picture space to use the STOP THE MINING! STOP THE KILLING! Have it up with a link to the petition in the description on beginning December 1 to December 10, International Human Rights Day

– Join us on Twitter: Make the Tampakan Massacre a trending topic on Twitter and flood @BarackObama ‘s and @NoynoyAquino ‘s official Twitter accounts protesting aggressive mining development and human rights violations by using: #StopTheMiningStopTheKilling

– Call the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. during our call-in week. From Monday, 12/3 to Friday, 12/7 (anytime before 5 p.m. EST) we ask concerned individuals and organizations to flood the Philippine embassy with calls to condemn the Tampakan Massacre and hold the 27th IB of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and X-strata SMI responsible for the deaths of the Capion family. Tel: 202.467.9366

– Attend an action/mobilization arranged by the Committee of Human Rights in the Philippines in New York, Portland or San Francisco during our week of action between December 1 through 10 and demand justice for the Capion Family, victims of the Tampakan Massacre. For more information on local events in your area, please visit
http://www.facebook.com/events/220651234734657/

STOP THE MINING! STOP THE KILLINGS! JUSTICE FOR THE CAPION FAMILY! X-STRATA-SMI, OUT OF BLAAN ANCESTRAL DOMAINS AND OUT OF THE PHILIPPINES! SCRAP THE PHILIPPINE MINING ACT OF 1995! SUPPORT THE PEOPLE’S MINING BILL! CUT U.S. MILITARY AID TO THE PHILIPPINES!
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