Solidarity Action For Kulon Progo Farmers: Melbourne, January 11, 2010

WHEN : 10am, Monday, January 11, 2010
WHERE : Indonesian Consulate General, 72 Queens Road, Melbourne

HOW TO GET THERE : By public transport: Take tram numbers 3, 5, 6, 8, 55, 64, 67 or 72. Get off at High St. Walk towards Albert Park, turn left @ Queens Rd.

The Kulon Progo farmers in the Yogyakarta region of Indonesia have been hit by an enormous challenge to their decades of self-reliance and autonomous practice. Their land is being threatened by the prospect of being turned into an iron mine. Not only will this take away the livelihood of the farmers, but the mining project will have a massive environmental impact upon the land…

For more infos, please see:

KP Solidarity
Bertani atau Mati – Tolak Tambang Besi
Eco-Struggle in Kulon Progo – Solidarity Needed (Indonesia)

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