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1 December 2007

[video] When Silence is Golden [Ghana]

Author: Alexandra Sicotte-Lévesque (director)

'When Silence is Golden' follows the film’s director in her quest to lift the silence on the gold mining activities of [Bogoso Gold Limited (part of Golden Star Resources)] near a small town in Western Ghana...Because of the company’s activities,...

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22 November 2006

Statement by Mary Robinson on mining & human rights in Ghana

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22 November 2006

[PDF] Statement by Mary Robinson on Human Rights Issues in Ghana’s Mining Sector

Author: Mary Robinson, President, Ethical Globalization Initiative

I am here this week to participate in the UN Global Compact Learning Forum. At the Forum, companies such as Newmont, AngloGoldAshanti and Golden Star Resources will discuss efforts to examine their core business operations in light of human rights...

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18 September 2006

Tarnished Gold: Mining and the Unmet Promise of Development

Author: Radhika Sarin - Earthworks, Nikki Reisch & Jennifer Kalafut - Bank Information Center, Keith Slack - Oxfam America, with Bretton Woods Project, Campagna per la riforma della Banca Mondiale

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) continues to dress up money-making gold mining investments as development, yet it fails to demonstrate how these projects actually reduce poverty. On its "golden" 50-year anniversary, we challenge the IFC to...

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25 July 2006

Lethal Cyanide Spill in Ghana Outrages Gold Mining Communities

Author: Mike Anane, Environment News Service

Residents of Dumasi and surrounding villages in Ghana’s western region are demanding a total audit of all operations of the Canadian-owned mining company Bogosu Gold Ltd...Speaking on behalf of the people of Dumasi, Chief Nana Korchie said...the last...

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9 December 2005
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9 December 2005

[PDF] Joint NGO Submission, Consultation on Human Rights and the Extractive Industry

Author: ESCR-Net Corporate Accountability Working Group

The ESCR-Net Corporate Accountability Working Group has assembled a set of case studies related to the extract industries as a contribution to the work of the Special Representative. The case studies reveal patterns of violations and gaps in the...

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9 December 2005
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9 December 2005
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18 November 2005

Newmont's Indonesia Legal Woes Remain in Spite of Victory

Author: Rebecca Bream & Shawn Donnan, Financial Times

Newmont...this week scored a significant legal victory when an Indonesian court threw out a $133m civil lawsuit filed by the government in connection with pollution near its Minahasa Raya mine...In an associated criminal hearing...Newmont faces almost...

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