“Sinjajevina is our only way of life”. Gara, 60 y.o.
- How a movement took on the military, and won a first crucial battle[ GUEST POST ] Interview published at Empowering No Violence. In late 2020, a coalition of national environmental and rights’ activists, pastoralists, and international NGOs resisted a military training exercise taking place in the unique Sinjajevina highlands. Following the first phase of the campaign, WRI staff met and interviewed Pablo Dominguez, an eco-anthropologist from theContinue reading “How a movement took on the military, and won a first crucial battle”
- Montenegrin protesters successfully stop NATO training on Sinjajevina’s pastures● A protest camp by local community members prevented the military from entering the area in snowy and sub-zero conditions from October to December ● The Minister of Defense of the incoming government, Olivera Injac, called off the military training and assured protesters that she will reassess plans to militarise the area. Now, herders andContinue reading “Montenegrin protesters successfully stop NATO training on Sinjajevina’s pastures”
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