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Opposition to Bougainville Panguna mine ‘higher than media suggest’

A survey of Bougainville villagers has revealed strong opposition to the proposed reopening of the mine which was at the centre of the island’s decade-long civil war. Media reports had suggested there was support for the Panguna copper and gold mine as a source of national revenue, with a referendum looming on the island’s independence from Papua New Guinea. The mine has been closed since 1989.
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From Civil War To The Boardroom

Politicians in charge during the Papua New Guinea’s decade-long Bougainville war are landing advisory jobs with Australian mining companies, while the victims still await justice, writes Kristian Lasslet. The war was sparked by local outrage …
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