Plundering Tibet a film by Michael Buckley

Thursday, March 26, 2015 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Screening & Panel Discussion

UVic David Strong Building, Room C118

How much can an ecosystem take before it collapses? Plundering Tibet is a short documentary about the dire consequences of China's ruthless mining in Tibet and Canada's role in the devastation.

Panelists:

Chandu Claver is a native Igorot from one of the native mountain tribes in the Cordillera Region of the Northern Philippines. He was a rural physician-surgeon serving the remote province of Kalinga for 22 years. He was also an activist advocating for the rights of native peoples particularly the right to free, prior and informed consent, the right to development, as well as the right to self-determination.

Mati Bernabei is a professional educator in British Columbia and an advisor to the Central Tibetan Administration’s Department of Education. She has served on the CTC’s National Board of Directors since 2009. She has been concerned about mining issues for many years, with specific focus on Canadian mining companies that have (or had) operations in Tibet.

Co-sponsors:

  • Canada Tibet Committee (Victoria)
  • Mining Justice Action Committee
  • Social Justice Studies, UVic
  • Students for a Free Tibet

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