Posted by greydog
Most consumers don’t know where the gold in their products comes from or how it is mined. Gold mining is a dirty industry. It can displace communities, contaminate drinking water, hurt workers, and destroy pristine environments.
This 90 minute documentary is about gold mines and the resistant movement in Greece (Halkidiki) with English subtitles.
– THE IERISSOS RESISTANCE: Private citizen, George Bobolas dispatched local riot police to act as his private army against Ierissos residents in northern Greece – VIDEOS: http://99getsmart.com/?p=288
– UPDATE: IERISSOS RESISTANCE: ANTI-GOLD PROTESTS ESCALATES INTO VIOLENCE AND “HOSTAGE” SITUATION – PHOTOS: http://99getsmart.com/?p=2937
– This is not the first time Greek riot police were dispatched as a PRIVATE ARMY against local citizens. BOBOLAS IS A REPEAT OFFENDER!: THE KERATEA RESISTANCE: http://99getsmart.com/?p=2359
– ΠΑΡΑΤΗΡΗΤΗΡΙΟ ΜΕΤΑΛΛΕΥΤΙΚΩΝ ΔΡΑΣΤΗΡΙΟΤΗΤΩΝ: http://antigoldgreece.wordpress.com/