Striking miner killed

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From Al Jazeera:

Miner shot dead in Indonesian strike

Security forces have opened fire on striking Freeport miners, killing at least one person and injuring six others.

Last Modified: 10 Oct 2011 07:13

See also here.

Mining companies funded Indonesian abuses. Two mine operators have cosy ties with the Indonesian military, who have a long history of human rights abuses: here.

LEADERS of Indonesian FSP-KEP (SPSI), the trade union of Chemical, Energy, and Mine Workers (CEMWU), have officially extended a 30-day strike at the world’s largest gold and third largest copper mine for one more month – until November 15: here.

People in Argentina’s Andes region fear multinational mining company will leave behind a ghost town: here.

The deaths of two more miners this month bring to 17 the number of coal mine fatalities in the US this year: here.

2 thoughts on “Striking miner killed

  1. Gunmen kill three near mine protest

    Indonesia: Unknown gunmen killed three people near a gold mine in Papua province where thousands of striking workers are demanding higher pay.

    The Grasberg mine employs 12,000 workers, 90 per cent of whom walked off the job on September 15 demanding pay rises.

    Two workers were shot by police last week who were trying to control a crowd and three were killed by unknown gunmen.


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