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Rural communities in Armenia give mining companies the boot

Local residents and activists have united against mining companies in rural Armenia.

Rural communities in Armenia give mining companies the boot

By Samson Martirosyan

Local residents and activists have united against mining companies in rural Armenia.

Video | Chiatura: the town of miners

Around 3,000 mine workers went on strike in the industrial City of Chiatura, in western Georgia, earlier in May.

Video | Chiatura: the town of miners

Around 3,000 mine workers went on strike in the industrial City of Chiatura, in western Georgia, earlier in May.

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.

Seven arrested in Georgia for knowingly endangering miners

Authorities have accused six Tkibuli administrators and another mine owner for operating workplaces that violated safety regulations.

Seven arrested in Georgia for knowingly endangering miners

Authorities have accused six Tkibuli administrators and another mine owner for operating workplaces that violated safety regulations.

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.

Work halts in Georgian coal shaft after four miners killed in explosion

According to the Interior Ministry, the incident was caused by a methane gas explosion leading to the collapse of a tunnel.

Work halts in Georgian coal shaft after four miners killed in explosion

According to the Interior Ministry, the incident was caused by a methane gas explosion leading to the collapse of a tunnel.

Three in Chiatura sew lips shut in protest at ‘police harassment’

Protesters are demanding the resignation of local police officials after an altercation on 26 May that resulted in nine arrests.

Three in Chiatura sew lips shut in protest at ‘police harassment’

Protesters are demanding the resignation of local police officials after an altercation on 26 May that resulted in nine arrests.

Miners demand ‘temporary halt’ to coal mining in Tkibuli

The group are demanding the mining company improve safety conditions in the mines after six miners were killed earlier in April.

Miners demand ‘temporary halt’ to coal mining in Tkibuli

The group are demanding the mining company improve safety conditions in the mines after six miners were killed earlier in April.