Human Rights Watch

$80,000

Project support to investigate the human rights abuses associated with Barrick Gold's Porgera mine in Papua New Guinea. Allegations include abuses by the mine’s security forces, destruction of private property, rape, and community harassment. The project’s ultimate goal is to expose the environmental and human rights violations associated with the mine and press for needed reforms.

Launch Website

Amnesty International

$50,000

Project support for the launch of a new corporate accountability initiative to expose the health and human rights impacts of major extractive industries on vulnerable and marginalized peoples. The campaign will place a special emphasis on the Canadian conglomerate Barrick Gold's operation of the Porgera Mine in Papua New Guinea.

Launch Website

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