Monday, October 8, 2012

The Coconut Revolution

The Coconut Revolution (2001, 50min) (480x360)

Published onMay 11, 2011

Bougainville, with a populations of only 160,000 has managed to close and keep closed one of the biggest mines in the world. They have held their ground for a decade with antique weapons and home-made guns. These people have taken on the biggest mining company in the world and won.

Ripped from the DVD "Indigenous Resistance in New Guinea" made by Solidarity South Pacific: - respect!

The people of Bougainville.
collaborator: Solidarity South Pacific