Australian mining company in prosecution spotlight for role in Congo massacre

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The African Commission on Human and People’s Rights has urged the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo to re-open the criminal investigation into the role an Australian company, Anvil Mining, played in a massacre of 70…

In the landmark ruling, the African Commission found the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo responsible for the 2004 massacre in the southeast of the country, but it also highlighted Anvil Mining’s role in supplying logistical support to the…

HRLC logo & people 1a LLLLAnvil Mining operated a copper and silver mine at Dikulushi, 50 kilometres from Kilwa. Following an uprising in October 2004, in which a small group of rebels attempted to take control of the town, the…

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