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Guinea: Ensure Respect for Rights in Massive Iron Ore Project

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Mist shrouds the Simandou mountains in Guinea, which reportedly contain the largest untapped high-grade iron ore deposit in the world. The companies developing the Simandou mining project tout its potential economic benefits, but it also brings significant environment, human rights, and climate risks. June 4, 2014. © REUTERS/Saliou Samb (Nairobi) – Guinea’s massive Simandou iron ore mine project poses severe risks for communities’ land, water, and environment, Human Rights Watch said today. The mining companies developing Simandou have promised to respect strong human…

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