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[PDF] full report: "Fanning the Flames: The role of British mining companies in conflict and the violation of human rights"

Author: Mark Curtis, War on Want, Published on: 19 November 2007

This report forms part of War on Want’s campaign to confront those companies which exacerbate or profit from war…The following pages examine the role of the mining industry in exacerbating conflict and human rights abuse across the world…War on Want calls on the British government to take action to bring its mining companies to account for their role in fuelling conflict and human rights abuse around the world. [refers to Anglo American, Anglo Platinum (part of Anglo American), AngloGold Ashanti, Asia Energy (part of Global Coal Management/GCM Resources), BHP Billiton, Central China Goldfields, Cerrejón Coal (joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Xstrata), Global Coal Management, Monterrico Metals, Oxus Gold, Rio Tinto, Sibuyan Nickel Property Development Corp (SNPDC), South China Resources, Vedanta Resources, Xstrata]

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Related companies: Anglo American Anglo Platinum (part of Anglo American) AngloGold Ashanti Asia Energy (part of GCM Resources) BHP Billiton Cerrejón Coal (joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Glencore) GCM Resources Monterrico Metals (part of Zijin) Oxus Gold Rio Tinto Vedanta Resources Xstrata (part of Glencore)