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Company non-response
12 April 2011

Tongling Nonferrous Metals did not respond to: New film on 2009 violence, killings at Zijin Mining’s Rio Blanco project

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Article
4 April 2011

Zambia Drops Case of Shooting by Chinese Mine Bosses

Author: Barry Bearak, New York Times

In what could be a politically explosive decision, prosecutors in Zambia have decided not to pursue a case against two Chinese supervisors who shot 13 coal miners last year during a wage protest, the managers’ lawyer said Monday. The episode, which...

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Company non-response
16 February 2011

China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) did not respond to: CNPC allegedly complicit in abuses such as forced labor, killings, and land confiscation in Burma.

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Article
9 February 2011

Papua New Guinea Campaign Update – Trial Begins; Will Decide Whether Mine Waste Can Be Dumped into the Sea

Author: Cultural Survival

February 7 was the opening day of a trial that will determine whether a Chinese mining company can dump waste from its Ramu nickel mine and refinery [joint venture Highlands Pacific, Mineral Resources Development (Papua New Guinea state-owned company),...

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Company response
19 January 2011

Response by CNOOC (China National Offshore Oil Corporation): EarthRights says Norwegian Govt. complicit in abuses in Burma through investment in oil companies operating there including CNOOC.

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Company non-response
15 December 2010

Kunlun Energy did not respond to: EarthRights says Norwegian Govt. complicit in abuses in Burma through investment in oil companies operating there including Essar Oil.

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Article
19 October 2010

China In Zambia: One Step Too Far

Author: Andrea Hotter, Wall Street Journal

Eleven miners at the Chinese-owned Collum coal mine in Zambia’s Sinazongwe district are recovering after being shot and seriously wounded allegedly by Chinese nationals running the mine. Two are in critical condition...China’s role in Africa has been...

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18 October 2010

Zambia charges Chinese bosses after miners shot

Author: Reuters

Police in Zambia charged two Chinese mine managers on Monday with attempted murder in connection with the shooting last week of 11 miners protesting about poor pay and conditions, an official said. The pair worked at Collum Mine Ltd, 325 km (200 miles)...

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Company non-response
25 November 2009

China Power Investment did not respond to: Kachin Development Networking Group calls for stop to Irrawaddy dam project (joint venture between China Power Investment, Asia World Company and the State Peace and Development Council of the Burmese military...

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Article
31 March 2008

Two killed as Chinese workers riot in Equatorial Guinea

Author: Reuters, Africa

Two Chinese were killed and four injured in Equatorial Guinea when striking Chinese construction workers clashed with security forces in a labour dispute that turned violent...[I]ncreasing disputes and protests at Chinese-run or financed projects in...

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