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Tanzania: 66 arrested after invading Acacia's North Mara mine to steal ore & demand compensation for land & alleged pollution
Author: Andrew Topf, Mining.com
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Cambodia: Villagers' protest lead to road access deal with Vietnamese-owned rubber company; unrestricted transport of goods and access to farmland allowed
Author: Pav Suy, Khmer Times
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Ethiopia: Proposed oil company aims to boost locals' livelihoods in in Oromia, where many protested in 2015 against land grabs & govt. neglect
Author: Nizar Manek, Bloomberg
"Protest-Hit Ethiopia Region Plans Oil Company to Calm Unrest"...
Author: Ahram Online (Egypt)
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So. Africa: Sibanye Gold fires 1,500 workers for allegedly participating in wildcat strike; union says its members unfairly dismissed
Author: Ed Stoddard, Reuters (South Africa)
"South Africa's Sibanye says sacks 1,500 workers over wildcat strike", 15 June 2017...