Saving Iceland Prepares to Target Hellisheiðarvirkjun
This year activists from Iceland, Australia, America, Denmark, Germany, Britain, Holland, France, Belgium and Italy amongst others have joined the campaign as information about the destruction of Iceland’s wilderness has spread. This year the campaign will focus specifically on the humanitarian effects of Aluminium production, from the genocides associated with mining in India, South America, Jamaica and more, to the use of Aluminium for arms manufacture and the defence industry (2).
A week of international Saving Iceland solidarity actions will take place from July 21st to 27th in different European countries. Moreover a specialised conference with respected Indian writer and Aluminium expert Samarendra Das and Andri Snær will examine the idea of “green Aluminium” and the effects of the Aluminium industry in the Third World, (July 23 at Reykjavikur Akademia).
Please contact us with queries or for more details:
Miriam Rose, Saving Iceland.
Miriam Rose on 869 3782
Jaap Krater on 867 1493
Snorri Páll Jónsson Úlfhildarson on 857 3521
savingiceland at riseup.net
Heillisheidavirkjun. Photo: Guðrún Tryggvadóttir.
Saving Iceland „Aðgerðabúðir Saving Iceland á Hellisheiði“, Náttúran.is: July 12, 2008 URL: http://www.natturan.is/d/2008/07/12/fjorou-aogeroabuoir-saving-iceland-hellisheioi/ [Skoðað:April 20, 2021]Efni má nota eða vitna í samkvæmt almennum venjum sé heimilda getið með slóð eða fullri tilvitnun hér að ofan.