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Report alleges Nevsun Resources uses conscripted labour at its Eritrean mine; includes company's comments
Author: Lisa Mayor & Andrew Culbert, CBC News (Canada), Published on: 12 February 2016
"Allegations of conscripted labour in Canadian mine: the fifth estate"
A Vancouver-based mining company that struck gold in the small East African country of Eritrea is being accused in a B.C. lawsuit of permitting forced labour to be used in the construction of its mine. The allegations filed by three former Eritrean conscripts in B.C.'s Supreme Court accuse Nevsun Resources of being "an accomplice to the use of forced labour, crimes against humanity and other human rights abuses at the Bisha mine.
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