AngloGold Ashanti: construction starts in Ituri district, ignoring local population

Human Rights Violations in the DRC

AngloGold Ashanti is developing a goldmine in the Ituri district of the DRC. Issues of potential environmental impacts, social conflict, lacking community consent, displacement and corporate accountability exist.

Despite years of dialogue, AngloGold Ashanti is still not responding to the community’s key demands, or being transparent about their plans for the project.   ... →

Anvil Mining: Canadian company accused of supporting military responsible for Congo massacre

Human Rights Violations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Anvil Mining provided logistical assistance to Congolese troops who violently suppressed an uprising in the mining town of Kilwa, killing more than 70 persons.

According to the Canadian Association Against Impunity (CAAI), Anvil Mining provided vehicles and planes in 2004 to the Congolese military to support it oppressing an attempt by rebels to take over Kilwa, a Congolese town where Anvil Mining is operating.   ... →