Mines, state slammed for neglecting rural communities
Amnesty, the international human rights organisation gives mining a pasting, but government comes in for harsh criticism too
24 February 2022 - 05:00
Three platinum mines in the Sekhukhune area of Limpopo have been accused of neglecting social responsibilities to rural communities. The accusations, along with allegations of human rights abuses, appear in a report by Amnesty International released this week.
The report says the government is complicit because the department of mineral resources & energy (DMRE) failed to enforce compliance, leading to people feeling abandoned...
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