African Minerals Ltd.: Workers’ strike turns deadly

Human Rights Violations in Sierra Leone

African Minerals Ltd. runs an iron ore mine at Bumbuna in Sierra Leone.
On April 16, 2012, a peaceful strike of workers for increased wages, better working conditions and medical facilities became violent and left one woman shot dead. At least 6 persons were injured and 26 people arrested.

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