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The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is at a critical point in its development. Our digital platform is home to a wealth of information on business and human rights, but hasn’t had a visual refresh for a number of years.

We will soon be updating the site to improve its usability and better serve the thousands of people that use our site to support their work.

Please take an advance peek at our new look, and let us know what you think!

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Alex Guy, Digital Officer

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Zambia charges Chinese bosses after miners shot

Author: Reuters, Published on: 18 October 2010

Police in Zambia charged two Chinese mine managers on Monday with attempted murder in connection with the shooting last week of 11 miners protesting about poor pay and conditions, an official said. The pair worked at Collum Mine Ltd, 325 km (200 miles) south of the capital, Lusaka. Police said on Friday they were investigating whether people associated with the mine's management fired on the men during a confrontation over wages...Collum Mine supplies coal to mines in the Copperbelt and to Zambia's largest cement producer, a unit of France's Lafarge.

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