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20 September 2017

Niger: Almoustapha Alhacen is 2017 Laureate of Nuclear-Free Future for fighting against human rights abuses & negative health impacts of uranium mining

Author: Nuclear-Free Future

Almoustapha Alhacen, a Tuareg, worked until recently at the French-owned Areva uranium mine in Arlit, Niger. When he saw how his sick and dying co-workers were ignored by the company, and how the environment was affected, he founded the NGO, Aghirin...

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  • Related companies: Areva
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20 September 2017

Peruvian farmer sues Newmont in US court over alleged threats & violence to evict her from land to make way for Conga project

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19 September 2017
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Author: Comunicação Pacs-Instituto Políticas Alternativas para o Cone Sul (Brazil)

"As lutas que educam: coletivos latino-americanos juntam forças frente aos grandes projetos", 18 de setembro de 2017...

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19 September 2017
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Author: Assessoria de Comunicação Social, Ministério Público Federal (Brazil)

"TRF1 paralisa mina da Vale no Pará por danos a índios Xikrin e Kayapó-Decisão da 5ª Turma ordena a paralisação imediata das atividades da Onça Puma. Mineradora deve estimadamente R$ 50 milhões em compensação aos índios", 14 de Setembro de 2017As...

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  • Related companies: Vale
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19 September 2017

Eritrea: Metalor & Lufthansa accused of importing gold extracted under conditions of forced labour to Switzerland; incl. company responses

On 30 August 2017, Swiss national TV aired a major report detailing how huge amounts of raw gold extracted from Eritrea, under practices of forced labour and slavery, end up in Switzerland for the final process of refinery. The report indicates that...

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19 September 2017

Estimated 40 million people are victims of modern slavery; women & children most affected, says new report

Research developed jointly by the International Labour Organization and the Walk Free Foundation, in partnership with the International Organization for Migration released during the 2017 United Nations General Assembly, shows that more than 40...

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19 September 2017

Malawi: How to enhance women's participation in the mining sector

Author: Rachel Etter-Phoya, in Mining in Malawi

"How can women’s participation in mining improve?"...

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19 September 2017
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Author: RFI

"Uranium au Niger: un défenseur de l'environnement récompensé par un prix", 19 septembre 2017...

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  • Related companies: Areva
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19 September 2017
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Author: Chamsdine Sané, Seneweb (Sénégal)

"Bignona : "L'exploitation du zircon n'aura aucun impact négatif", 19 septembre 2017...

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18 September 2017

So. Africa: Govt. says Lonmin in breach of some of its social & labour obligations; company requests time extension to redress the situation

Author: Phila Mzamo, Mining News (South Africa)

"Lonmin is said to breach social plan needed for mining license", 18 Sept 2017...

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