Big Coal WikiLeaks Emergency in Bangladesh: Does Obama Support Removal of 100,000 Villagers?

Why is the Obama administration pushing for an internationally condemned open-pit mine that will displace an estimated 100,000-200,000 villagers and ravage land and water?

When thousands of Bangladeshi take to the streets again on March 28th as part of a decade-long battle to halt a devastating British-owned open-pit coal mine, the world will not only be watching whether Bangladesh’s government will honor a coal ban agreement from 2006 or resort to violence…

[You can read the rest of Jeff Biggers essay at AlterNet.]


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