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1 Nov 2001

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Down to Earth Newsletter

Court orders Freeport to clean up its act [West Papua]

WALHI, Indonesia's leading environmental organisation, has scored a landmark victory in its court case against copper and gold miners PT Freeport Indonesia [Freeport, which denies the charges, will appeal.] Meanwhile, militarisation is being intensified at the mine, as the Indonesian security forces pledge to protect it from alleged threats from "separatist groups".

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Court orders Freeport to clean up its act [West Papua]

Freeport-McMoRan lawsuits (re West Papua)