This spectacular series of reports by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists explores the blind-eyes, corporate mismanagements, apartheids and more which have abounded in the operations of Australian mining companies in Africa.
The full set of multi-media and interactive reports can be accessed here.
The individual links:
1.) Fatal Extractions (Massacres and corporate collusion in the DRC)
2.) Australia’s Wild West (The footprint of Australian Mining in Africa and mine safety in Malawi).
3.) The High Cost of Cheap Labour (Subcontracting and corporate responsibility in South Africa)
4.) Promises and Protections (Australian companies exploiting regulatory weaknesses and avoiding taxes)
5.) 99 Bullets (land grabbing for gold mines in Mali. The protest and brutal repression that follow.)
6.) Waiting for Justice (The fight through the legal system, including the African Commission on Human Rights, the intimidation and unresponsiveness that faces those who wish to testify against mining companies.)