<strong>[Version française en bas]</strong>
Rosia Montana/Romania, 6 June 2018 - <em>“Last month ICOMOS, the body of UNESCO experts, confirmed what a great World Heritage site Rosia Montana could make. Today the Dancila government asked UNESCO to stop for Rosia Montana to become a World Heritage site. This has never happened anywhere before. It confirms that PSD-ALDE still want to make the dirty gold mine happen; that they are striking a deal with Gabriel Resources. We won’t let them crush what we fought for! Together we stopped them before and together we can stop them again,”</em> says Roxana Pencea-Bradatan, founding director of Mining Watch Romania.
<i><span style="font-weight: 400;">March 29th, 2017</span></i><span style="font-weight: 400;"> - Mining Watch activists were aggressed and abused by Deva Gold employees on last Tuesday. Their right of path on a public road was obstructed following which company representatives verbally abused the activists and violently attempted to stop them filming this incident.</span>
Bucharest, 27 December 2016 - Romanian Government adopted in the last meeting of the current Executive, a proposal for a temporary ban on cyanide use in Romania. The legal moratorium proposed to the Parliament provides a 10 year period during which cyanide-based technologies may not be used in mining. During this time frame the Romanian state would have to undertake detailed assessments of the environmental issues generated by cyanide-based mining operations.
Cluj-Napoca/ Romania, 27 July 2016 - Canadian Eldorado Gold, the project owner intending to extract the 70 tonnes of gold at Certej using cyanide, continues with site its management works, despite a recent court sentence forbidding this.