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22 July 2003

Indonesians protest US-led destruction of protected forests

Author: Project Underground

The last 10 days has seen a whirlwind of protests from provincial governments, Indigenous Peoples, environmentalists and academics opposed to a push by multi-national mining industry giants and Indonesian cabinet to rollback laws that currently...

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20 August 2003

Mining firms agree to observe world heritage sites

Author: Nick Trevethan, Reuters

Fifteen of the world's largest metal miners and producers have signed an agreement not to operate in world heritage sites like the Taj Mahal and Great Barrier Reef, the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) said on Wednesday...ICMM...

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11 October 2003

WALHI demands a halt to Freeport mine operations [West Papua]

Author: WALHI

Friends of the Earth Indonesia, (WALHI) demands the government halt operations at the Grasberg mine...following a disastrous landslide on Thursday morning 9 October 2003. The Grasberg mine in West Papua is jointly owned by USA-based Freeport McMoran...

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11 October 2003

West Papua: WALHI calls for reduction in Freeport mine production levels after landslide kills workers

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16 October 2003

Landslide investigation slowed at Freeport mine

Author: Keith Darcé, Times-Picayune [USA]

The most lucrative section of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.'s massive Grasberg mine in West Papua, Indonesia, will remain closed longer than expected in the wake of last week's deadly landslide...The country's energy minister said the south...

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16 October 2003

Landslide investigation slowed at Freeport mine

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23 October 2003

Globalization, Rights and Poverty

Author: John Rumbiak, Institute for Human Rights Study and Advocacy, West Papua

...Local indigenous Papuans and some of Freeport's U.S.-based institutional investors have criticized such actions and called for an end to the company's support of the Indonesian military, citing the connection between Freeport's financial and...

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31 October 2003

[PDF] Community redress and multinational enterprises

Author: Alice Palmer, Foundation for International Law and Development (FIELD)

This paper...serves as a basic primer on some of the legal concepts and procedures relevant to communities seeking redress from multinationals. It looks at what makes multinationals different from other businesses and examines the obstacles to redress...

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5 November 2003

company website: Freeport-McMoRan

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11 November 2003

Indonesia's military may pull out troops guarding mining and energy sites (refers to Freeport-McMoRan)

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