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1 December 2007

[video] When Silence is Golden [Ghana]

Author: Alexandra Sicotte-Lévesque (director)

'When Silence is Golden' follows the film’s director in her quest to lift the silence on the gold mining activities of [Bogoso Gold Limited (part of Golden Star Resources)] near a small town in Western Ghana...Because of the company’s activities,...

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22 November 2006

[PDF] Statement by Mary Robinson on Human Rights Issues in Ghana’s Mining Sector

Author: Mary Robinson, President, Ethical Globalization Initiative

I am here this week to participate in the UN Global Compact Learning Forum. At the Forum, companies such as Newmont, AngloGoldAshanti and Golden Star Resources will discuss efforts to examine their core business operations in light of human rights...

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25 July 2006

Lethal Cyanide Spill in Ghana Outrages Gold Mining Communities

Author: Mike Anane, Environment News Service

Residents of Dumasi and surrounding villages in Ghana’s western region are demanding a total audit of all operations of the Canadian-owned mining company Bogosu Gold Ltd...Speaking on behalf of the people of Dumasi, Chief Nana Korchie said...the last...

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9 December 2005
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9 December 2005

[PDF] Joint NGO Submission, Consultation on Human Rights and the Extractive Industry

Author: ESCR-Net Corporate Accountability Working Group

The ESCR-Net Corporate Accountability Working Group has assembled a set of case studies related to the extract industries as a contribution to the work of the Special Representative. The case studies reveal patterns of violations and gaps in the...

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9 December 2005
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18 November 2005

Newmont's Indonesia Legal Woes Remain in Spite of Victory

Author: Rebecca Bream & Shawn Donnan, Financial Times

Newmont...this week scored a significant legal victory when an Indonesian court threw out a $133m civil lawsuit filed by the government in connection with pollution near its Minahasa Raya mine...In an associated criminal hearing...Newmont faces almost...

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23 June 2005

Government urged to investigate Bogoso Gold Limited shooting incident [Ghana]

Author: Ghana News Agency

Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) has called on the Government to institute independent investigations into the Bogoso Gold Limited [part of Golden Star Resources] shooting incident. Seven people...received gunshot wounds...

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Company non-response
7 June 2005

Golden Star Resources did not respond to: Government security forces open fire during protests over environmental, social impacts of Bogoso/Prestea mine – Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining calls for government investigation. Click here

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1 April 2005

The Risks We Run - Mining, Communities and Political Risk Insurance [book]

Author: Roger Moody, founder of Minewatch & director of NostRoMo

This critique of political risk insurance (PRI), the type of insurance used by large-scale mining projects, includes six case studies that show how PRI has severe negative social and environmental impacts on mining communities. [refers to Omai mine ...

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