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Indigenous Peruvians’ human rights claim: UK High Court rules on dispute over disclosure of documents by mining giant Xstrata

The London High Court gave its ruling on a complaint by 22 indigenous Peruvians concerning disclosure and alleged deletion of documents by Xstrata Tintaya S.A. (Xstrata) (now owned by Glencore). This followed a court hearing on 8 July 2016. The complaint focused on the initial omission to disclose an email from an Xstrata director [Charles Sartain] to its senior South America manager [Jose Marun] which had proposed a “direct, proactive and strong approach” to confront community representatives to whom he referred as “sons of whores”.
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Glencore Xstrata and corporate power in Peru

A new wave of ruthless conquistadors has arrived in Peru, write Aldo Orellana Lopez and Philippa de Boissière - global corporations after minerals, oil, gas, timber, land ... And instead of brandishing the Bible and the sword, they proclaim high sounding policies on environment and human rights, while co-opting police and politicians in their pillage of resources.
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