Accusations against the mining industry

This figure is refereed to in the book as ‘The accusations’ (Page 86)

Accusations against the mining industry are given in Chapter 5 of the book under the sub-heading ‘The accusations’, but a summary table is also given here.

  • land appropriation – laws actually allow it
  • forced evictions – laws actually allow it
  • selling short on compensation
  • contamination of water – See the use of cyanide
  • contamination of land and air – See the use of cyanide
  • contamination of people – See the use of cyanide
  • disregard for national and local laws
  • disregard for human rights
  • (extreme) violence against opponents
  • bribery of local officials
  • lying