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Company response
18 September 2018

Acacia Mining's response

Author: Acacia Mining

"Response to a September 2018 MiningWatch Canada Brief entitled “Inequality of Arms” regarding the Community Grievance Process at the North Mara Gold Mine, Tanzania”...

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Report
18 September 2018

MiningWatch Canada's brief on alleged shortcomings of Barrick Gold's operational-level grievance mechanism

Author: MiningWatch Canada

"Inequality of Arms:  A summary of concerns raised by victims of violence by private and public mine security at Barrick Gold’s North Mara Gold Mine in Tanzania regarding the mine’s new Operation-level Grievance Mechanism"...

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Story
18 September 2018

Tanzania: MiningWatch Canada on alleged shortcomings of Barrick Gold's subsidiary's new operational-level grievance mechanism; company responds

MiningWatch Canada has issued a brief documenting alleged shortcomings of Barrick Gold's new operational-level grievance mechanism. These include lack of capacity of grievants due to low literacy levels and poverty, lack of understanding of the...

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Article
14 September 2018

Kenya: Local govt. seek to know how local community will benefit from Acacia's proposed gold mining

Author: Hilton Otenyo, The Star (Kenya)

"Mining forum to deliberate on Kakamega’s gold plans"...

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Company response
3 July 2018

Acacia's response

Author: Acacia Mining

"Response to a June 2018 blog post and video by MiningWatch Canada"...

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Story
3 July 2018

Tanzania: MiningWatch's video claims Acacia Mining failed to provide redress for women sexually abused at mine

MiningWatch Canada has released a video of women living in villages around Barrick Gold’s North Mara mine in Tanzania allegedly suffered sexual violence at the hands of private and public (police) mine security at the North Mara mine. They discuss the...

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Article
3 July 2018

Women allegedly sexually abused at Acacia' mine claim company has neglected them

Author: MiningWatch Canada

"Women Speak Out About Abuse at Barrick Gold’s North Mara Mine in Tanzania"...

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Article
30 April 2018

Acacia's response to concerns over its revised grievance mechanism

Author: Acacia Mining

“Response to an April 2018 Ngo “Assessment and  Recommendations” Regarding The Community Grievance Process at The North Mara Gold Mine, Tanzania”...

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Article
30 April 2018

NGOs say Acacia Mining's grievance mechanism falls short of its human rights obligations

Author: Legal & Human Rights Centre & others

"Letter to Acacia Mining's Board of Directors expressing concerns on the company's grievance mechanism'...

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Story
30 April 2018

Tanzania: NGOs claim Acacia Mining's new grievance mechanism does not meet international standards, company responds

Five civil society organisations have written an open letter to Acacia Mining claiming that the recently revised grievance mechanism at the company's Tanzania's subsidiary is not compliant with its human rights obligations. The company has responded to...

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