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4 October 2006

Argentina: Police repress protest at mining conference

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4 October 2006
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Author: Centro de Derechos Humanos y Ambiente

Andalgalá, Catamarca...Ciudadanos locales sufrieron una brutal paliza, disparos con balas de goma y gases lacrimógenos disparados por fuerzas policiales durante un encuentro entre empresas mineras y altos representantes gubernamentales...cuando [los...

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4 October 2006

The Fight for Gold: Police Violently Repress Peaceful Protest at International Mining Conference in Andean Region of Argentina

Author: Centre for Human Rights & Environment (CEDHA - Argentina)

Andalgalá, Catamarca...Local citizens suffered a brutal beating, teargas, and rubber bullets fired by local police at a pro-mining meeting...between high government officials and mining representatives...when [the citizens] claimed their right to know...

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1 October 2006
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Author: Centro de Derechos Humanos y Ambiente [CEDHA]

Se estima que entre los años 2005 y 2010, se invertirán US$ 5000 millones en industrias extractivas en la Argentina, trayendo consigo impactos sociales y ambientales incrementados. La Pagina Minera de CEDHA apunta a brindar un recurso de información...

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1 October 2006

International Financing - Mining [Argentina]

Author: Center for Human Rights & Environment (CEDHA)

An estimated US$5 billion will be invested in Argentina’s extractive industries between 2005 and 2010, bringing with it increased environmental and social impacts. CEDHA’s mining webpage is a resource to further understanding of the environmental and...

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1 October 2006

New webpage on intl. finance & mining in Argentina - by Center for Human Rights & Environment

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20 March 2004

Wheaton River Profits from Destruction at Bajo La Alumbrera, Argentina

Author: MiningWatch Canada

An earthquake on September 17, 2004 measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale caused a pipeline to break at the Alumbrera mine in Argentina, sending copper and gold concentrate into the Villa Vil river...While the flood of concentrate – which according to...

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