I’m helping to support this Peruvian farmer in her brave stand

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sum of us petition

Máxima Acuña de Chaupe has been fighting for years to save her land and her community. Newmont Mining is determined to destroy both for a massive, open-pit gold mine — which would drain four mountain lakes in an arid farming region.

Newmont Mining has already lost in court to Máxima, and her land should be safe. But now Newmont-backed security officers have invaded Máxima’s house and destroyed part of it.

Máxima is strong, but she needs our support to win against Newmont’s aggressive bullying tactics. If hundreds of thousands of us speak out now and tell the mining giant that we are watching Máxima’s back, the corporate bully may finally back off. Will you send a message to ensure Máxima’s safety?

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Petition | Parliament: Debate UK hunger and rise in foodbank use #jackspetition | Change.org

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Petition | Parliament: Debate UK hunger and rise in foodbank use #jackspetition | Change.org.

It’s a basic human need

we somehow have to meet

 

In the words of Desmond Tutu:

“There comes a point where we need to stop just pulling people out of the river.

We need to go upstream and find out why they’re falling in.”