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UN human rights experts write to governments over PNG’s Frieda Mine

UN human rights experts write to governments over PNG’s Frieda Mine

ABC RADIO AUSTRALIA | A group of independent human rights experts, appointed by the United Nations, have written to the governments of Papua New Guinea, Australia, China and Canada over claims that a massive proposed copper and gold mine in PNG, is threatening the human rights of the local community.

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UN Special Rapporteurs concerned over Frieda mine

UN Special Rapporteurs concerned over Frieda mine

PROJECT SEPIK & CELCOR MEDIA RELEASE | Ten UN Special Rapporteurs, along with the UN Working Group on Human Rights and Transnational Corporations, have written to the PNG Government to raise their concerns about the proposed Frieda River mine and the risk of failure of its proposed tailings dam.

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Letter from Ten UN Special Rapporteurs

Letter from Ten UN Special Rapporteurs

Ten UN Special Rapporteurs, along with the UN Working Group on Human Rights and Transnational Corporations, have written to the PNG Government to raise their concerns about the proposed Frieda River mine and the risk of failure of its proposed tailings dam. 

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Message from Project Sepik

Message from Project Sepik

“We need to bring this message out to the world: That, this is not only Papua New Guinea’s river and rainforests, but Papua New Guineans are custodians of something that must belong to the world.”

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MEDIA RELEASE: Ban the Frieda River Mine!

MEDIA RELEASE: Ban the Frieda River Mine!

Customary clan leaders of Haus Tambarans in Papua New Guinea have issued an historic Declaration to the PNG government. The Supreme Sukundimi Declaration calls for a complete ban on the proposed Frieda River mine, which would be the largest mine in PNG history.

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SAVE THE SEPIK CAMPAIGN

LIFE ON THE SEPIK

The Sepik region is one of the most culturally and biodiverse areas on the planet

FRIEDA RIVER MINE

One of the largest known copper and gold deposits in the world

WORLD HERITAGE

Nominating the Sepik regions rich cultural heritage for World Heritage listing

TAKE ACTION

Take Action and Solidarity to call for the Rejection of the Frieda River mine

‘ The people of Sepik River are not going to meet PanAust halfway. The people are not going to sit and listen quietly to PanAust, while the company tells them what PanAust plans to do. PanAust needs to listen to the people of the Sepik River. If they don’t, the mine will destroy the Sepik River, and it will destroy our lives along with it. ’

Emmanuel Peni, Project Sepik

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