Bougainville Hardliners awareness going outside of Arawa, last saturday they travelled to Marau on Bana District in Nagovis South Bougainville. The awareness is to tell the people of Bougainville why they are stopping Belkol between Panguna Landowners and Bougainville Copper Limited or BCL.
In Marau before they speak, Chief of the area welcomes them and told the people to listen carefully and makes a wise choice because they had seen the destruction the Company cause to their land.
Setting up the system
Chief John Poka welcoming the Bougainville Hardliners
Vice Chairman of the Bougainville Hardliners U Orina briefly outline the program
Chairman J Unato speaking
People listening mostly younths
Youth Rep speaking
Everlyn Banas making a point on belkol
Later Gregory Kopa’s brother from Panguna saying we don’t want reopening of the mine and Belkol
Woman from Bana District speaks out against belkol
Rep from Siwai says no to belkol and reopening of the mine
Bougainville Hardliners music man singing his struggle song
People listen carefully as they been suffering in their land from the effects of the mine down stream
For the love of the land these youths been standing on the sun listening
A chief explain that they had enough of destruction to their land
Lyneth Ona answering a question.
The Bougainville Hardliners make it open the awareness for everyone who has a comments or remarks, everyone spoke on that day are all against belkol and reopening or the mine..after listening to the speakers they come to know why Bougainville Hardliners are putting a stop to it.
Chief from Manenau