Mock Funeral in Calapan City

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Members of the broad network Alyansa Laban sa Mina (ALAMIN, Alliance Against Mining) during the October 30 mock funeral in Calapan City to protest the issuance of an environmental clearance to Intex Resources nickel mining project in Mindoro. PHOTO BY RAYMOND PANALIGAN

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Members of the broad network Alyansa Laban sa Mina (ALAMIN, Alliance Against Mining) carry a mock coffin bearing the name and photo of Environment Secretary Lito Atienza during the October 30 rally in Calapan City to protest the issuance of an environmental clearance to Intex Resources nickel mining project in Mindoro. PHOTO BY RAYMOND PANALIGAN

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Even the youth express their opposition during the October 30 rally in Calapan City to protest the issuance of an environmental clearance to Intex Resources nickel mining project in Mindoro. PHOTO BY RAYMOND PANALIGAN

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A priest raises his clenched fist as about 5,000 Mindorenos march though downtown Calapan City in Oriental Mindoro during the October 30 rally to protest the issuance of an environmental clearance to Intex Resources nickel mining project in Mindoro. PHOTO BY RAYMOND PANALIGAN

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Members of the clergy join about 5,000 Mindorenos as they march though downtown Calapan City in Oriental Mindoro during the October 30 mock funeral to protest the issuance of an environmental clearance to Intex Resources nickel mining project in Mindoro.PHOTO BY MA NANETTE MONTELLANO GERONIMO/ALAMIN

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About 5,000 Mindorenos march though downtown Calapan City in Oriental Mindoro during the October 30 mock funeral to protest the issuance of an environmental clearance to Intex Resources nickel mining project in Mindoro. PHOTO BY MA NANETTE MONTELLANO GERONIMO/ALAMIN

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About 5,000 Mindorenos march though downtown Calapan City in Oriental Mindoro during the October 30 mock funeral to protest the issuance of an environmental clearance to Intex Resources nickel mining project in Mindoro. PHOTO BY MA NANETTE MONTELLANO GERONIMO/ALAMIN

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Members of the civil society join about 5,000 Mindorenos as they march though downtown Calapan City in Oriental Mindoro during the October 30 mock funeral to protest the issuance of an environmental clearance to Intex Resources nickel mining project in Mindoro. PHOTO BY MA NANETTE MONTELLANO GERONIMO/ALAMIN

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Members of the clergy seem to be pleading for God’s intervention as they join about 5,000 Mindorenos during the October 30 mock funeral in Calapan City to protest the issuance of an environmental clearance to Intex Resources nickel mining project in Mindoro. PHOTO BY MA NANETTE MONTELLANO GERONIMO/ALAMIN

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A priest carries a placard calling on the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to take back the environmental clearance it issued to Intex Resources nickel mining project in Mindoro during a protest on October 30 in Calapan City. PHOTO BY FR EDWIN GARIGUEZ/ALAMIN

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Fr. Edwin Gariguez, spokesman of the broad network Alyansa Laban sa Mina (ALAMIN, Alliance Against Mining) holds a placard criticizing the Arroyo administration as a fellow priest looks on during a protest against Intex nickel mining project on October 30 in Calapan City. PHOTO BY ALAMIN

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Members of the broad network Alyansa Laban sa Mina (ALAMIN, Alliance Against Mining) carry placards expressing their resentment over the issuance of  a mining clearance to Intex nickel mining project during a mock funeral protest on October 30 in Calapan City. PHOTO BY FR EDWIN GARIGUEZ/ALAMIN

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One Response

  1. PROTECT THE NATURE IN CALAPAN MINDORO../….MINING = DESTROYING THE NATURE ANDTHE PROFIT IS ONLY FOR THE NICKEL MINING COMPANY..THE PEOPLE OF MINDORO ARE THE LOOSERS…AND THE NATURE … AND DONT FORGET THE AIR POLLUTION
    I LIVE EVERY YEAR 2 MONTHS IN MINDORO SINCE 20 YEARS…!
    THE TOURIST BRING MORE JOBS…
    ERWIN FROM BELGIUM

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