Demonstration against Eldorado Gold’s mining projects in Halkidiki, March 25, 2013. Source: Helllenic Mining Watch
Amnesty International last week called on the Greek authorities to conduct prompt, impartial and effective investigations into allegations of human rights violations by police, meted out to villagers objecting to Eldorado Gold. Over recent weeks, residents of Ierrisos have mounted vigorous protests against the Canadian company’s mining plans. (Eldorado is listed on London’s Alternative Investment Market, AIM, as well as in Canada.)
See http://www.minesandcommunities.org/article.php?a=12205.