Victims at Barrick Mines in Papua New Guinea and Tanzania Demand Halt to Ongoing Violence and Fair Reparations for MiningWatch in the News. MiningWatch
With Cressida Kuala, Red Wara Women's Association, Porgera, Papua New Guinea Jacqueline Hansen, Amnesty International Canada Catherine Coumans, MiningWatch Canada “Canada’s proposed new Impact Assessment
The new government initiative comes at least partly in response to events at the Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea. In May 2017 MiningWatch Canada brought two women who had suffered sexual abuse at the hands of the mine’s security personnel to Ottawa to testify about the abuses suffered by local people living near the mine.
A mining watchdog says it is worried by a state of emergency in place in the Papua New Guinea mining town of Porgera, following previous incidents of violence. The police says the Government approved the state of emergency due to a rise in law and order problems and illegal mining at the Barrick
Porgera Joint Venture complaints mechanism for Papua New Guinea: MiningWatch Canada Porgera Joint Venture complaints mechanism for rape victims MiningWatch
Jun 24, 2016MiningWatch Canada In the highlands of Papua New Guinea, a grassroots human rights group living in the shadow of one of the world’s largest gold mines is once again raising the alarm on behalf of human rights victims of the mine.
In 2011, MiningWatch Canada and local NGOs brought a complaint against the Canadian mining company Barrick Gold Corporation in respect of its operations at the Porgera Joint Venture (PJV) gold mine in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
Victims at Barrick mines in PNG and Tanzania demand justice in Tanzania and Papua New Guinea. MiningWatch Canada
In a pre dawn raid on Friday, June 6, Papua New Guinea police Mobile Units evicted residents from Wingima village near Barrick's Porgera gold mine and burnt down some 200 houses, according to reports from
MiningWatch Canada Prepared by: Mark Pursuant to the Organization for Economic Co Operation and Development’s Guidelines Papua New Guinea is a multi party
Barrick Gold: Porgera Joint Venture, Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea is a multi party democracy that offers constitutional protection and MiningWatch
Run a search for “Porgera (joint venture Barrick Gold Papua New Guinea: MiningWatch Canada says
The complaint, filed by MiningWatch Canada and two local organizations, and supported by RAID and ERI, alleges that Canadian mining company Barrick Gold Corporation has violated the Guidelines at its operations at the Porgera Joint Venture (PJV) gold mine in the Porgera valley, a remote region in the Enga Province in the highlands of Papua New
Barrick Confronted by Indigenous Women from Papua New Guinea at Toronto AGM Published by MAC on 2017 05 02 Source: National Observer, MiningWatch Canada, VICE News (2017 05 02)
OTTAWA, ONTARIO (Marketwired June 11, 2014) In a pre dawn raid on Friday, June 6, Papua New Guinea (PNG) police Mobile Units evicted residents from Wingima village near Barrick's Porgera gold mine and burnt down some 200 houses, according to reports from eye witnesses in Porgera as well as from
United for Mining Justice is honored to have spent the past few days with Papua New Guinea) Before dawn with Ramsey Hart, formerly with MiningWatch Canada
Report details unacceptable impacts from deep sea mining by Canada's Nautilus November 24, 2011 Port Morseby, Papua New
Three quarters of the world’s mining companies are based in Canada the company has a gold mine in Papua New organisations like MiningWatch Canada
(PJV) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) are being coerced into giving up their rights in order to MiningWatch Canada’s assertion of known inaccuracies is
6K7, Canada ). of Papua New Guinea (PNG). I argue that debates on CSR legitimize and facilitate engagement between a wide range of
Deep sea mining is a relatively new mineral retrieval process that takes place on Papua New Guinea was the first country to approve a permit for the exploration
OUT OF OUR DEPTH Mining the Ocean MiningWatch Canada www.miningwatch.ca CELCoR Papua New Guinea’s capacity to regulate the min ing activity.
OUT OF OUR DEPTH Mining the Ocean Floor in Papua New Guinea OCTOBER 2011
Newcrest Mining Melbourne, Australia Luise Harbor, Papua New Guinea; Koro Sea, Fiji (proposed) Newmont Mining Denver, USA Senunu Bay, Indonesia; Tail Lake, Nunavut, Canada (proposed), Cerro Minas Conga lakes, Peru (waste rock, proposed)
This brief was prepared by MiningWatch Canada and Rights and Accountability in Development (RAID) to accompany a panel organized by both organizations titled “Privatized Remedy and Human Rights: Re thinking Project Level Grievance Mechanisms.”
Sea of Papua New Guinea, is the world’s first to receive an operating licence. Endorsed by a coalition of economists, scientists and civil society groups, the critique entitled
by: Obert Madondo @Obiemad Published Nov 18, 2016, by The Canadian Progressive In a move that underscores the need for the Canadian government to act on complaints of human rights abuses committed by companies operating overseas, 119 indigenous women who were sexually assaulted by security guards employed by Barrick Gold’s Porgera Joint Venture mine in Porgera, Papua New
Since 2006, MiningWatch Canada (MiningWatch) , together with our Papua New Guinea partners,15 Rights and Accountability in Democracy, and others16 have raised concerns about alleged violence against men and women
The Porgera Landowners Association was The PLOA, supported by an international non profit organisation MiningWatch Canada, launched a complaint in March 2011 against Barrick Gold and PJV with the Canadian National Contact Point, the mediator for breaches of OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. The complaint alleges that
Indigenous survivors of sexual violence at the Porgera Mine in Papua New Guinea demand justice from Toronto based mining giant, Barrick Gold. Photo courtesy of MiningWatch Canada.
Summary. For decades, security guards at Barrick Gold Corporation’s gold mine in the remote highlands of Porgera, Papua New Guinea (PNG), have systematically committed acts of violence against the local population.
The Deep Sea Mining Campaign is a coalition of NGOs and local people from the Pacific, Americas and Canada, opposed to plans for deep sea mining and the impacts likely to result on ecosystems and communities. The campaign is a project of the Ocean Foundation and has partners including MiningWatch Canada and Papua New
Human rights advocates in Papua New Guinea raised alarm following shocking accusations of violence leveled at police by villagers residing near the Porgera Joint Venture Gold Mine owned by Barrick Gold, the world's largest gold mining company.
Both the Porgera Mine in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and the North Mara Mine in Tanzania have a long history of excessive use of force by mine security and police that guard the mines. 2 This excessive use of force regularly results in deaths and maiming by gunshots of local men,
Anthropologists, Development NGOs, Responsible Investment, and Mining Catherine Coumans Catherine Coumans is Research Coordinator for MiningWatch Canada (250 City Center Avenue, Suite 508, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 6K7, Canada ).
Canada Accused of Complicity in Mining Companies' Abuse of Women and Girls. New report calls on Canada to stop financing and supporting companies that abuse and discriminate against Indigenous women living near mines abroad . by. Nadia Prupis, staff writer. 0 Comments. Abuses were documented in Papua New Guinea, Tanzania,
Canada Accused of Complicity in Mining Companies' Abuse of Indigenous women and girls living near Papua New Guinea's If you believe in Common Dreams,
New evidence is emerging that Barrick’s dealings with victims of violence by mine security and police at mine sites in Papua New Guinea and in Tanzania is primarily designed to protect the company from legal action, rather than to provide fair remedy for women who have been raped and men who have been hurt or killed by mine security.
Given a chance to speak at the meeting, MiningWatch Canada Research Co ordinator Catherine Coumans called Barrick's Porgera mine in Papua New Guinea and its North Mara mine in Tanzania extremely violent places where women and men have allegedly been beaten and raped by mine security guards.
Catherine Coumans (MiningWatch Canada) Jocelyn Wabano Iahtail (Attawapiskat First Nation) After years of denying cases of sexual assault, Canadian mining company Barrick Gold compensated 119 women and girls who were victims of sexual violence by mine security in Papua New Guinea to the tune of ~$10,000 each for these abuses, but
Human Rights Report Confirms Rapes by Security Guards at Barrick Mine in Papua New Guinea You are here: Home → Human Rights → Killings, Rapes, Mine related Deaths and Arbitrary Detentions → February 2, 2011 No Comments
A mining watchdog says it's hard to believe a Canadian mining company didn't order a police operation near the Porgera Gold Mine in Papua New Guinea.
International human rights and environmental organization EarthRights International (ERI) and Canada’s Barrick Gold Corporation, the world’s largest gold mining company, released the following statement today: Barrick Gold Corporation and EarthRights International (ERI) have negotiated a settlement of claims by 14 individuals from Papua New
On February 13, The Globe and Mail’s editorial board weighed in on the important issue of rapes by security guards at Barrick’s mine in Papua New
The Troubled Waters report examines the impacts of ten corporations' waste dumping practices in water bodies in 11 regions around the world, including those in Papua New Guinea, Turkey, Canada, Indonesia, United States, and Norway.
Rapes, beatings, and arrests are common at the Porgera mine in Papua New Guinea, nearly 50 per cent of which is owned by the Toronto based mining giant, Barrick Gold.
Papua New Guinea The Lihir gold mine on the island of Aniolam has operated since 1997 and dumps over 5 million The mine.Earthworks and MiningWatch Canada
This report provides an overview of deep Sea mining in general and the Nautilus Solwara 1 project in Papua New Guinea in particular. This report raises significant concerns about gaps in the Solwara 1 Environmental Impact Statement and the many risks that remain to be identified and assessed.
The cost of gold: extrajudicial killings, gang rapes and other depressing human rights abuses have marked the development of the Porgera Joint Venture (PJV) gold mine in Papua New Guinea
While visiting with community members at Barrick Gold’s Porgera Joint Venture (PJV) mine in Papua New Guinea in December 2017, MiningWatch was alerted to the death of Boi Nelson Nai, a 15 year old indigenous Ipili boy of the Mamai Kensa Clan from Panadaka village in the Special Mine Lease Area of the mine.