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Peruvian protesters face increased police brutality

Stephanie Boyd says new laws are a reminder that, in mining zones, foreign corporations get more protection than ordinary civilians.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Mining Peru

‘Life yes, gold no!’

Peru’s gold rush threatens indigenous communities’ right to water. Roxana Olivera meets one of the faces behind the struggle, Máxima Acuña.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Mining Peru Water

Frankglenstrata: the birth of a mining monster?

The takeover of Xstrata by the equally monstrous Glencore is bad news for human and environmental rights, says Richard Solly

Filed in: Environment Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Mining United Kingdom

The Spanish miners’ fight is our fight too

As thousands protest in Madrid against mining subsidy cuts, Alan Hughes argues we should all resist reckless austerity measures.

Filed in: Activism Mining Spain

Police beat up Peru’s green priest

Days after five are killed in clashes over the Minas Congas gold mining project, peaceful protester Father Marco Arana is dragged into custody.

Filed in: Human Rights Mining Peru

Is Vale working in mysterious ways?

Vanessa Baird ponders the treatment of a whistleblower on the eve of the Rio+20 Earth Summit.

Filed in: Brazil Mining

Mining corruption: mugging on an international scale

A group of international activists aim to shine a spotlight on dodgy mining deals with a string of actions starting this month. Jamie Kelsey-Fry reports.

Filed in: Congo, Democratic Republic of Human Rights Mining United Kingdom

Introducing... The Eight Great Greenwashers

Ahead of the Rio +20 Earth Summit, Danny Chivers exposes the canny, crafty and plain deceitful claims of corporations co-opting ‘sustainability’

Filed in: Agriculture Corporations Environment Mining Oil

How do you sleep at night, Mr Davis?

Two dead, 100 injured – this is the way Swiss mining giant Xstrata does ‘community relations’ in Peru, while boss Mick Davis is in line for a $44 million bonus.

Filed in: Mining Peru

Kimberley Process 'whitewashes' blood diamonds

Aoife Allen describes how The Kimberley Process Certification Scheme is not doing enough to clean up the gems trade.

Filed in: Africa Human Rights Mining Wealth Zimbabwe

Mining and tax dodging: a dirty business all round

Zambia claims it is owed $1 billion in tax from mining transnationals, but will Glencore & co clean up their act?

Filed in: Economics Mining Zambia

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