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Stuck between a rock and a hard place — the miners of Tkibuli

Facing discrimination abroad, and dangerous working conditions at home, Tkibuli’s miners risk their lives for their livelihood.

Stuck between a rock and a hard place — the miners of Tkibuli

By Lana Kokaia

Facing discrimination abroad, and dangerous working conditions at home, Tkibuli’s miners risk their lives for their livelihood.

Residents of Shukruti blockade mine demanding compensation for damaged homes

Residents of the west-Georgian village report cracks in the walls of their houses as a result of mining operations.

Residents of Shukruti blockade mine demanding compensation for damaged homes

Residents of the west-Georgian village report cracks in the walls of their houses as a result of mining operations.

Armenian authorities open criminal investigation into toxic mining spill 

The spill on 17 October turned the River Voghji in southern Armenia’s Syunik Province a milky white colour.

Armenian authorities open criminal investigation into toxic mining spill 

The spill on 17 October turned the River Voghji in southern Armenia’s Syunik Province a milky white colour.

Human Rights Watch calls on Georgia’s government to end dangerous mining practices

The international rights group said workers’ lives were being put at risk in order to meet production quotas.

Human Rights Watch calls on Georgia’s government to end dangerous mining practices

The international rights group said workers’ lives were being put at risk in order to meet production quotas.

Pashinyan gives Amulsar mine the go-ahead despite critical environmental report

The report said the environmental assessment carried out by mining company Lydian was ‘unreliable’ and ‘misleading’.

Pashinyan gives Amulsar mine the go-ahead despite critical environmental report

The report said the environmental assessment carried out by mining company Lydian was ‘unreliable’ and ‘misleading’.

Speaking up through sewn lips: a wildcat strike in Chiatura

After starting an unsanctioned strike, miners in Chiatura stitched their lips together to demonstrate the cost of their hazardous occupations.

Speaking up through sewn lips: a wildcat strike in Chiatura

By Dato Parulava

After starting an unsanctioned strike, miners in Chiatura stitched their lips together to demonstrate the cost of their hazardous occupations.

Anti-mining activists put New Armenia’s ‘people power’ to the test

An environmental protest against an offshore mining company in Jermuk has put Armenia’s revolutionary government between a rock and a hard place.

Anti-mining activists put New Armenia’s ‘people power’ to the test

By Knar Khudoyan

An environmental protest against an offshore mining company in Jermuk has put Armenia’s revolutionary government between a rock and a hard place.

Daghestani ‘mastermind’ of gold magnates abductions arrested in Ghana

The alleged motive for the kidnapping and torture was an old dispute over a gold mining business in Ghana.

Daghestani ‘mastermind’ of gold magnates abductions arrested in Ghana

The alleged motive for the kidnapping and torture was an old dispute over a gold mining business in Ghana.

Miners protest to save Tkibuli coal mine

Miners in Tkibuli demanded the administration of the company that owns the mines step down but insisted that operations should continue.

Miners protest to save Tkibuli coal mine

Miners in Tkibuli demanded the administration of the company that owns the mines step down but insisted that operations should continue.

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