It is outrageous that such a damaging mining initiative has the backing of the World Bank, whose mission is to advance real and sustainable development.
This election is indicative of the actions of a company that has, for two years, taken every step possible to intimidate workers and instill fear in them to not vote for a union local.
Development must be sustainable, responsible and undergo an appropriate environmental assessment which includes meaningful First Nation participation, consultation, accommodation and consent.
Landowners and workers allege severe labour rights violations and failure to comply with the land use contract.
First Nation governments want to have an accurate understanding of the environmental impacts of building, operating and reclaiming the Zeus mine.
Another mining company headquartered and raising funds in Canada appears to be creating misery in Africa.