Activists came to London from Indonesia, California, Michigan and Utah for the Rio Tinto AGM on 14 April. Watch this fifteen minute video to find out about their complaints against the company, why they wanted to attend its AGM and what they achieved by doing so:
You can learn more about the criticims of Rio Tinto by viewing these clips of the talks given at the public meeting the evening before the AGM at Amnesty UK’s Human Rights Action Centre in London:
Chalid Muhammad speaks about Rio Tinto in Indonesia.
Joan Sekler speaks about Rio Tinto’s treatment of workers at its Borax operations in California, USA
Cherise Udell speaks about Rio Tinto’s pollution of the air at Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Meg Townsend speaks about Rio Tinto’s threats to water quality and Indigenous rights in Michigan, USA
Martin Stanley talks about Rio Tinto’s QMM project in Madagascar
Tricia Feeney speaks about Rio Tinto’s Oyu Tolgoi project in Mongolia
Roger Moody speaks about Rio Tinto’s relationship with the┬áIvanhoe company in Mongolia