8 thoughts on “Zambian farmers sue copper mining corporation

  1. Regarding ‘Zambian farmers sue copper mining corporation’ (August 4, 2015).

    See the situation in Eritrea.

    A Human Rights Watch report released in January 2013 found that Nevsun Resources failed to take the risks of forced labour seriously and then struggled to address allegations of abuse connected to its company’s Bisha mine in Eritrea. Eritrea’s government maintains a “national service” program that conscripts Eritreans into prolonged and indefinite terms of forced labor, generally under abusive conditions. It is through this forced labor program that mining companies run the most direct risk of involvement in the Eritrean government’s human rights violations. See: http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2014/dec/09/eritrea-canadian-mining-nevsun-human-rights-abuses
    Sign the petition: http://action.sumofus.org/a/nevsun-slavery/?sub=fb


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