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Freeport and Rio Tito indicted

Published by MAC on 2006-05-04


Freeport and Rio Tito indicted

4th May 2006

A new report, released by WALHI (Friends of the Earth, Indonesia) at Rio Tinto's Australian annual general meeting last week, indicts the company and its senior partner, Freeport, for a vast range of environmental violations at the Grasberg mine in West Papua.

For the full report go to: http://www.eng.walhi.or.id/kampanye/tambang/frpt-report-may-06/ and access the pdf files.

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