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Myanmar: Foreign mining companies colluding in serious abuses and illegality

Headline Title:  Myanmar: Foreign mining companies colluding in serious abuses and illegality 10 February 2015 Canadian and Chinese mining interests have profited from, and in some cases colluded with the Myanmar authorities in serious human rights abuses and illegal activity around the Monywa copper mine complex, which includes the notorious Letpadaung mine, Amnesty International said in a report released today. Open for Business? Corporate Crime and Abuses at Myanmar Copper Mine describes how large-scale forced evictions and serious pollution linked to the mine have destroyed…

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