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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

Stop the City of London laundering blood money from mining

Vanessa Baird reports on a new campaign pressing for tighter monitoring of unscrupulous mining companies.

Filed in: Africa Mining

Business as usual: Peru’s new president leaps to the right

By pushing forward a hotly contested mining project and enacting a state of emergency, Ollanta Humala’s presidency is off to a worrying start.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Mining Peru

Peruvians rise up against the mines

The scale of indigenous-led protests against mining in southern Peru took most by surprise. Vanessa Baird on what led to such flare-ups.

Filed in: Mining Peru

Avatar for real

From Canada to Congo, from India to Australia, indigenous communities are fighting for their lives and livelihoods.

Filed in: Environment Indigenous Peoples Mining

Vedanta undermined!

Victory for the hill tribes of India in a David and Goliath battle.

Filed in: India Indigenous Peoples Mining

A Canadian filmmaker wins damages from the government

Canadian ambassador to Guatemala guilty of slander

Filed in: Guatemala Mining

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