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Coal mine in Wyoming-credit-Bureau of Land Management

Colombia: Amnesty Intl. Says Drummond trade unionists continue to face death threats
Amnesty Intl., 14 Jun 2013

So. Africa: 34 killed & at least 78 injured after police open fire on striking workers at Lonminmine
compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Aug 2012

Tanzania: Union welcomes agreement with Geita Gold Mine to allow trade union activities on its premises
Finnigan Wa Simbeye, allAfrica, 21 May 2012

FIDH: "Grasberg mine - PT Freeport Indonesia must respect workers’ rights"
International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), 8 Nov 2011

Indonesia: Global trade union delegation urges restraint from all parties in aftermath of violence at Freeport-McMoRan's Grasberg mine
Intl. Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Union (ICEM), 2 Nov 2011

Indonesia: Striking Freeport mine workers face death threats - includes company response
Setyo Budi, New Matilda (Australia), 19 Oct 2011

Police accused of killing 1 union activist & injuring others in shootings during protest at Freeport Indonesia in West Papua - includes company response
Asian Human Rights Commission, 13 Oct 2011

Summary profile of lawsuit against Drummond for alleged involvement in killings of trade unionists including various media reports
compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Last updated 4 Feb 2011

Colombia: Union leader describes displacement, death threats & killings in struggle against mining companies
Saundra Satterlee, Guardian (UK), 25 Apr 2008

Colombia: Amnesty Intl. issues urgent action for death threats received by unionists opposing mining in Bolívar
Amnesty Intl., 15 Apr 2008

Guatemala: Trades unionists call for protection for bishop after death threats 
George Conger, Religious Intelligence, 14 Apr 2008
- Bishop had been supporting landless peasants and indigenous peoples who had protested the issuance of mining permits to Goldcorp

Colombia: Glencore accused of dismissing workers trying to form a union as well as two reported attempts on life of trade unionist from Glencore-licensed mine – includes company response
compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Aug 2007

Colombia: Union leader tells jury in war crimes trial that Drummond official made death threat
Russell Hubbard, Birmingham News (USA), 12 Jul 2007

Mining companies, Debswana (joint venture De Beers & Botswana Govt.) and BCL, violated ILO statutes when they sacked union members, says Botswana Federation of Trade Unions (BFTU)
Stryker Motlaloso, Mmegi (Botswana), 27 Oct 2005

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