Baay-Licuan folk steps up mining protest
BAGUIO CITY (Mar. 27) — Binongan indigenous communities in Baay-Licuan, Abra province stepped up their opposition to the operations of Canadian mining company Olympus Pacific Minerals.
Olympus was found to have violated the indigenous communities right to Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC), according to the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP). Read the rest of this entry →