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Almost A Quarter Million People Worldwide Join Call for Nevsun Resources Investors to Divest Over Abuses at Eritrea Mine [Press Release]

Freedom United – Mining Justice Alliance – MiningWatch Canada (Vancouver, May 3, 2017) Community members joined Vancouver’s Mining Justice Alliance outside Nevsun Resources’ Annual General Meeting today to present over 240,000 signatures on petitions calling for the company’s shareholders to … Continue reading

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News Release: Guatemalans to Appeal Case Against Tahoe Resources in B.C. Court: Reminder that Canada Must Be Open for Justice

On November 1st, the BC Court of Appeals will revisit a procedural motion in the case of seven Guatemalans who have brought a civil suit for battery and negligence against Canadian mining company Tahoe Resources. The suit concerns the company’s … Continue reading

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Press Release – Vancouver Court Clears Way for Slave Labour Lawsuit Against Canadian Mining Company To Go To Trial

Friends of MiningWatch 6 October 2016, 4.29pm EDT (Vancouver) The Supreme Court of British Columbia today rejected efforts by Vancouver-based Nevsun Resources Limited (TSX: NSU/NYSE MKT: NSU) to dismiss a lawsuit brought by three Eritrean men who allege they were … Continue reading

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Report – Mining, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Conflict: OceanaGold and the El Dorado Foundation in El Salvador

The full report, executive summary, and a print version are available for download here, at MiningWatch’s website. This report documents the current activities of the El Dorado Foundation, which was originally established by Pacific Rim Mining in El Salvador in 2005, … Continue reading

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“Labour Struggles truly have no borders:” Vancouver’s connections to Slave labour in Eritrea

By Daniel Tseghay Source: RankandFile.ca They worked 12 hours a day, with no more than an hour break under an unrelenting sun, for six days a week. When one worker left the work site without authorization he was imprisoned for … Continue reading

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Rally to Support the Wilderness Committee for speaking out on Fish Lake

You are invited to a gathering on the steps of the courthouse at Nelson and Hornby, Monday, January 19th, 8:30-9:30am. The rally is  a gathering of friends and allies in defense of the right to speak and public participation, held in response to … Continue reading

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Thinking twice about a gold rush: Pacific Rim v El Salvador (Article)

A legal perspective piece on Vancouver-based Pacific Rim’s CAFTA law suit against El Salvador   [From the article by Gus Van Harten:] Whether it concerns oil drilling or gold mining, sometimes a government, facing new circumstances, must change its mind. … Continue reading

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