Zatoe vs Mining Companies and Corrupt Officials

Zatoe vs Mining Companies and Corrupt Officials


We are excited to introduce our first-ever illustrated story today, telling the inspiring tale of Tibetans in Zatoe, who overcame corrupt officials and profit-hungry mining companies to secure protection of their sacred mountains in 2014.

zatoe-english-bannerAn expert in strategic nonviolence once said to us that, in extremely repressive places, it’s not enough for activists to do things 80% well, they must do them 100% well.

While there were certain conditions in Zatoe that the organizers could take advantage of—like the mining sites being in an area supposedly already protected—they also planned and executed their campaign incredibly well, from start to finish.

Read more about how the Zatoe campaign was won.