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Miriam Rose is a British activist working on the mining and metals industry. She has worked to raise awareness of the links between heavy industry, environmental issues, and infringements of human rights in various parts of the world. She is a core member of Foil Vedanta, an international solidarity organization targeting the multinational mining company Vedanta Resources and has spent time in Africa and India working with communities affected by the company’s operations.

Miriam took this picture of environmental refugees in North India


Miriam lived in Iceland for several years. She met Haukur at Kárahjúkar in 2006, where they were working with Saving Iceland, demonstrating against large scale hydropower plants and the aluminum industry. Miriam was arrested in Iceland and threatened with deportation on the grounds that she was a threat to the fundamental values of society.


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