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Protests at Zambia High Commission demand KCM publish profits and taxes

Yesterday more than 40 protesters from Foil Vedanta, the Afrikan diaspora and other organisations in London chanted, played drums and held banners and placards outside the Zambia High Commission in London. They demanded that some of the revelations in Foil Vedanta’s groundbreaking report Copper Colonialism: British Miner Vedanta KCM and the copper loot of Zambia are addressed by Vedanta and the Zambian government, and asked the UK Government to formally investigate the company.

Bishops seek stop to Glencore Xstrata’s Tampakan mining project in southern Philippines

Catholic Church officials in the southern Philippine island of Mindanao have reiterated their plea to the government to stop the mining of gold and copper in South Cotabato. The bishops pointed out that the $5.9 billion Tampakan mining project by global miner Glencore Xstrata Plc’s Philippines unit is likely to harm the local community and environment.

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