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HRW: Mining Industry Could Harm Uganda’s Karamoja

A new report from Human Rights Watch said mining in Uganda’s Karamoja region could lead to human rights abuses and land disputes -- unless the Ugandan government does more to protect the interests of the region's indigenous people.  During the past several years, mining exploration has boomed in Uganda's northeastern region of Karamoja, which many believe to be rich in gold.  But according to a new HRW report released Monday, local people have been given little...

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