Tag Archives: Democratic Republic of Congo

No Justice Anywhere: Supreme Court shuns survivors of Congo massacre linked to Canadian mining firm (Dominon)

Dominion Article by Arij Riahi on a failed court effort to hold Montreal-based Anvil Mining, (listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange) accountable for human rights violations in the village of Kilwa, Democratic Republic of Congo.   [From the article:] “Anvil Mining later admitted to assisting the Congolese … Continue reading

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Bringing Canadian Mining to Justice (Pambazuka News)

Abstract: Canadian mining interests in countries around the world are valued at tens of billions of dollars. Karyn Keenan looks at efforts by local communities to hold mining companies to account for human rights abuses. ‘The issue of access to remedy … Continue reading

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Canada holds up Congo’s fight against poverty (Jubilee Debt Campaign)

Press release denouncing the Canadian government’s move to postpone debt relief for the Congo, based on a dispute involving Vancouver-based First Quantum Minterals, Ltd. The debt relief was subsequently granted.   [From the release:] The postponement has come about at … Continue reading

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