Foreign mining companies - bullying?
World briefs (excerpt)
Saturday Star (SA)
October 30, 2010 Edition 1
Mines accused of bullying
TARKWA, Ghana: Foreign mining companies in gold-rich Ghana are accused of regularly seizing people's land, polluting the environment and violently suppressing critics. A report by the Human Rights Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law said the mining firms in Ghana's west took land from farmers without compensation. Officials in Ghana could not be reached for comment.
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