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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Gold mine in Indonesian forest : Wages of Protest is Death

Gold mine in Indonesian forest : Wages of Protest is Death

Date : 10th February 2004, Source : ENS



CANBERRA, Australia, February 10, 2004 (ENS) - For the past month, three organizers of a campaign by traditional land owners against development of a gold mine in the Toguraci protected forest have languished in jail - but at least they are alive. One of their fellow campaigners is not. On Monday in Jakarta, a protest in support of the community activists pressed the Indonesian National Commission on Human Rights to investigate abuses of the mine opponents.

http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/feb2004/2004-02-10-02.asp





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