Ghorasal Power Plant
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- People are now conscious of their ownership of natural resources. Anu Muhammad tells Shahidul Alam in an exclusive interview. Transcribed and translated by Rahnuma Ahmed. IMMEDIATELY after Professor Anu Muhammad, member secretary of the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports, was taken to Square Hospital, injured in police action on the committee’s protest march in the capital Dhaka on Wednesday afternoon, eminent photographer Shahidul Alam interviewed him on camera. Read excerpts. http://phulbariresistance.blogspot.com/2009/09/people-are-now-conscious-of-their.html
- Watch the interview online (in bangla): [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvGSdI3WNSM
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- GCM Resources Plc shareholder report, year ending 30 June 2008
- Royal Bank of Scotland sells its shares in Phulbari mine scheme
- UBS replies to open letter to financial institutions investing in GCM Resources Plc and Phulbari Coal Project
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- Open letter to financial institutions investing in GCM Resources Plc Regarding the Phulbari Coal Project, Bangladesh, (110 organizations from 31 countries have endorsed an open letter to the private investors of GCM Resources Plc declaring solidarity with community representatives in Bangladesh regarding investment in the Phulbari Coal Project. The letter was sent to UBS, Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley and Fidelity Investments.)
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- ACTION: Letter Writing Appeal to Support the People of Phulbari, Bangladesh in opposing the Phulbari Coal Project, AID/WATCH launched the appeal to help the people of Phulbari by writing to Australia's Governor to the ADB, Treasurer Wayne Swan to ask him to show leadership by opposing this project within the Asian Development Bank.
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