Philippines: Farmers And Fishers Of Leyte Cry Freedom From Mining
Groups demand national intervention over Chinese mineral extraction
Due to threat to food sufficiency and security, villagers from MacArthur town in the province of Leyte urged the national government to act on the continuous conversion of rice fields to mining areas.
‘Since 2010, day and night, silence has become alien to our ears as loud machines continuously extract magnetite from a once rice producing...
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