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The Tampakan Copper-Gold Project and Human Rights Violations in the South Cotabato, Philippines
The Tampakan Copper-Gold Project in the Philippines threatens the environment and the livelihoods of local populations. The Bla'an indigenous peoples that occupy these ancestral territories oppose the project and are victims of multiple violations of human rights. But Glencore-Xstrata is still insisting on pursiung the project.
26th session of the Human Rights Council 2014
Item 3 Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development
Joint written statement of the Europe-Third World Centre (CETIM) and Franciscans International
UN symbol: A/HRC/26/NGO/94