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Industrial copper and cobalt mining in DRC linked to human rights abuse

September 12, 2023


“The forced evictions taking place as companies seek to expand industrial-scale copper and cobalt mining, projects are wrecking lives and must stop now,” said Amnesty International secretary general Agnès Callamard. “Amnesty International recognises the vital function of rechargeable batteries in the energy transition from fossil fuels, but climate justice demands a just transition.”

The report: ‘Powering change or business as usual?’ was written with DRC-based Initiative pour la Bonne Gouvernance et les Droits Humains (IBGDH).

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