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27 October 2017

UK High Court hears evidence in lawsuit against African Minerals over alleged complicity in killings & eviction of villagers in Sierra Leone

Author: Rebecca Ratcliffe, Guardian (UK)

" Mining company accused over deadly police crackdown in Sierra Leone ", 26 Oct 2017...

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2 December 2015

Villagers from Sierra Leone sue mining company in UK over alleged violence

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8 June 2015

Sierra Leone: Allegations of grave human rights abuses levelled against African Minerals; company declines to respond

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17 September 2014

Business & human rights in Africa: Time for a responsibility revolution

A regional overview...

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15 September 2014
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Author: Aminata.com dans Allafrica

"Afrique de l'Ouest: Ebola, une menace majeure pour l'industrie minière de l'Afrique de l'Ouest", 14 septembre 2014...

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16 April 2014

Elemental Human Rights and Sierra Leone’s Iron Ore

Author: Joe Kirschke, Engineering & Mining Journal

In...2012...Sierra Leone...witnessed a confrontation between police and workers...at a project owned by...African Minerals Ltd. (AML)... [P]olice unleashed...live ammunition...killing a female contractor while wounding eight...such episodes have...

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Company response
26 February 2014

Emailed Statement from African Minerals in response to Human Rights Watch Report

Author: African Minerals Limited

As the largest contributor to Sierra Leone’s GDP and the country’s largest employer, we are committed to aligning our operations and strategies towards the ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti...

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19 February 2014

Sierra Leone Govt. & African Minerals allegedly involved in forced relocation Tonkolili residents & abuses of workers' rights, Human Rights Watch report

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10 June 2012

Sierra Leone fortunes change as diamond trade brings back investment

Author: Monica Mark, Guardian [UK]

[T]he Koidu Holdings diamond mine...[was] once at the heart of [Sierra Leone]'s...civil war…Now, the mine…supplies…Tiffany's. It is at the heart of a remarkable turnaround that has lifted this nation…to world-leading growth of 35%...The government...

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Company response
21 May 2012

African Minerals' response to press release calling for government action after a person is killed during protest by its workers

Author: African Minerals

We are committed to aligning our operations and strategies towards the ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption set out in the UN Global Compact...The details of the events which...

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