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Petition to stop Oceana Gold mining company suing El Salvador

Canadian-Australian mining company OceanaGold is suing the El Salvador government  for $US301 million before a World Bank tribunal. because it refused a permit for  a gold mine that would contaminate 60 per cent of the population's drinking water. Step up the pressure by asking  OceanaGold investor  AMP to demand that it drops the case against El Salvador. 

New York Times oped slams foreign investor rights to sue governments (ISDS)

When Corporations Sue Governments December 3, 2014

 Manuel Pérez-Rocha wrtiing in the New York Times argues for  exclusion of foreign investor rights to sue governments in the Trans-Pacific  (TPP) and the Transatlantic (TTIP) trade deals, citing examples of growing opposition from Latin America, Europe  and the Asia Pacific

Stop TPP at the Brisbane G20

​AFTINET contributed to the Brisbane Community Action Network G20 People's Summit on November 13 and People's March on November 15. Dr Patricia Ranald provided a comprehensive presentation on the Trans-Pacific Partnership at a forum on the 13th, and the Stop TPP banner was in the 4,000-strong People's March in the heat of Saturday the 15th.


Half a million sign petition to US Congress against TPP Fast Track

On November 6, 2014 a broad coalition of labor, environmental and consumer groups delivered over half a million petition signatures and letters to key Congressional leaders opposing Fast Track authority for the  Trans-Pacific Partnership TPP. Fast track would  allow the TPP to be rushed through Congress without amendment.

See the full report here