12 Apr 2011

Mirrar block uranium mining in solidarity with Japanese

The Mirrar People have renewed their opposition to the multibillion-dollar
Jabiluka uranium deposit in Australia's Northern territory, declaring their
wish, in solidarity with the people of Japan, to include the deposit as part of
the UNESCO world heritage-listed Kakadu National Park.

In a recent letter to UN Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon (PDF), Mirrar Elder
Yvonne Margarula lamented [...]

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