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Remedies Offered After Deadly Sierra Leone Mine Violence

Human Rights Watch has released a report on human rights abuses and development in Sierra Leone. The report looks at African Minerals, a London-based iron ore mining company. In 2012, workers of the company in Sierra Leone held a strike and a protest, demanding better working conditions, better pay and the right to form their own union. Armed police intervened, the end result being one person shot dead and several injured.     The strike happened in a town called Bumbuna, north...

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