Ecological Struggles & Animal Liberation


Local campaigners save Dewley Hill from Banks Group’s opencast plan

From: Today [18/12/20] Newcastle City Council stood with many of it’s residents and unanimously rejected Banks Group’s proposal to extract 800.000 tonnes of thermal coal from Dewley Hill! We’re delighted at this result. At a virtual hearing councillors followed the Planning Officer’s advice and rejected the application due to five contraventions of the Newcastle

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Kurdish Freedom Movement

Gulîstan, Land of Roses – Kurdish Women in combat against the Islamic State [Video documentary]

Via Enough is Enough Gulîstan, Land of Roses (French title: Gulîstan, terre de roses) is a 2016 feature-length documentary film about women guerillas in a Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Free Women’s Unit, in combat against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, directed by Kurdish Montreal filmmaker Zaynê Akyol. Shot in Iraqi Kurdistan, the

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