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A CALL TO ACTION: #StopTheMiningStopTheKilling

A Call to Action

#StopTheMiningStopTheKilling


Demand U.S. military aid to the Philippines be cut, that the AFP be held accountable for the deaths of the Capion family, and to abandon X-strata SMI’s Tampakan Gold Project!  Read our full statement here: https://nychrp.info/2012/11/13/stop-the-mining-stop-the-killings-justice-for-the-capion-family-of-the-tampakan-massacre/

You can help bring the issues raised by the Tampakan Massacre to light by participating in these ways:

 
-Donate to BAYAN-USA: Your donation will support delegates of MANILAKBAYAN, a caravan and march which aims to raise the national consciousness around the deteriorating human rights situation in relation to large-scale mining. Make sure that 100% of your contribution goes to promoting human rights in the Philippines by writing a check to BAYAN-USA, and skipping the online transaction fee. For more information on where to send/drop-off your donation, please visit http://www.facebook.com/events/220651234734657/
-Join our Facebook Action: Donate your Facebook profile picture space to use the STOP THE MINING! STOP THE KILLING! Have it up with a link to the petition in the description on beginning December 1 to December 10, International Human Rights Day
 
-Join us on Twitter: Make the Tampakan Massacre a trending topic on twitter and flood @BarackObama ‘s and @NoynoyAquino ‘s official Twitter accounts protesting aggressive mining development and human rights violations by using: #StopTheMiningStopTheKilling
 

Sample messages:

“#StopTheMining @NoynoyAquino and cut U.S. Military aid to the Phils @BarackObama”

 

“@NoynoyAquino, hold the AFP and X-Strata SMI accountable for the #TampakanMassacre”

 
– Call the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. during our call-in week. From Monday, 12/3 to Friday, 12/7 (anytime before 5 p.m. EST) we ask concerned individuals and organizations to flood the Philippine embassy with calls to condemn the Tampakan Massacre and hold the 27th IB of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and X-strata SMI responsible for the deaths of the Capion family.
 

Office of the Ambassador

H.E. Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr.

Embassy of the Philippines

1600 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, D.C. 20036

United States of America

 

Sample script:

“My name is ________________, and I want to know what is being done to investigate the deaths of Juvy Capion, and her two sons, Jordan and John. We call on President Noynoy Aquino to hold the AFP and X-strata SMI accountable for the Tampakan Massacre murders. Thank you for your time.”

 
– Attend an action/mobilization arranged by the Committee of Human Rights in the Philippines in New York, Portland or San Francisco during our week of action between December 1 through 10 and demand justice for the Capion Family, victims of the Tampakan Massacre. For more information on local events in your area, please visit http://www.facebook.com/events/220651234734657/

STOP THE MINING! STOP THE KILLINGS!
JUSTICE FOR THE CAPION FAMILY!
X-STRATA-SMI, OUT OF BLAAN ANCESTRAL DOMAINS AND OUT OF THE PHILIPPINES!
SCRAP THE PHILIPPINE MINING ACT OF 1995! SUPPORT THE PEOPLE’S MINING BILL!
CUT U.S. MILITARY AID TO THE PHILIPPINES!