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26 May 2016

Banktrack presents human rights abuses’ allegations by Drummond in Colombia to 7 banks providing finance to the coal company; only 2 disclose any action taken in response

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In its second Human Rights Impact Assessment briefing, Banktrack contacted seven banks that provided loans to coal company Drummond. The Dutch peace movement PAX has investigated reports of links between violence in Colombia and mining companies operating there, including Drummond. BankTrack presented the seven banks with details of these allegations; the responses from the banks to Banktrack are below. Separately, Drummond sent us a letter it had sent to PAX, as well as a summary of the case against lawyers representing the victims. Drummond’s documents are below as well.