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Canadian Mine Among Sites of Gross Human Rights Violations in Eritrea – UN Report

June 9, 2015 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Nevsun ResourcesEritreaHuman RightsLabour.

A new report by the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea describes “a totalitarian state bent on controlling Eritreans through a vast security apparatus that has penetrated all levels of society.” Nevsun’s Bisha gold-copper mine is repeatedly cited for appalling labour abuses by the company’s Eritrean contractors, including forced labour and inhuman • Read More »

MiningWatch Canada Pleased to Welcome New Team Member Diana Martin

June 8, 2015 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Uncategorized.

MiningWatch Canada is pleased to announce that Diana Martin has joined our staff as Administration and Resource Development Coordinator. Diana brings a strong commitment to social justice and comes to us with many years of experience working with activists, networks, and decision-makers in Canada and internationally. Diana replaces Susan Murdock in this position, as Susan • Read More »