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Impacted Communities Confront Barrick Gold at Annual General Meeting

Indigenous representatives from Papua New Guinea and Chile traveled to Canada this week to speak at Barrick Gold’s annual shareholders meeting. At Barrick’s Porgera mine in Papua New Guinea, complaints include house burnings, forced displacement, and a food security crisis caused by the mine’s expanding waste dumps. At Barrick’s Pascua Lama project on the border [...]

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Statement of Mark Ekepa, Chairman of the Porgera Landowners Association at Barrick’s Annual General Meeting

My name is Mark Ekepa . I have come from Papua New Guinea with my fellow Ipili to speak at this meeting. I hold a proxy from Mr. David Wurfel. I am the chairman of the Porgera Landowners Association. I represent the traditional owners of the land that is now affected by Barrick’s Porgera Joint [...]

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Jethro Tulin’s testimony read to Barrick shareholders at their 2009 Annual General Meeting

Jethro Tulin’s testimony read to Barrick shareholders at their 2009 Annual General Meeting April 29th, 2009 My name is Jethro Tulin and I hold a proxy from Mr. David Wurfel. Mr. Munk, I am an indigenous Ipili from the Highlands of Papua New Guinea. I have traveled half way across the world to speak out [...]

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Jethro Tulin’s testimony read to Barrick shareholders at their 2008 Annual General Meeting

Jethro Tulin gave this presentation at Barrick’s Annual General Meeting in Toronto, Canada on May 6, 2008. The following segment was cut from the Barrick’s webcast of the event, immediately following the meeting. My name is Jethro Tulin and I hold a proxy from Mr. David Wurfel. Mr.  Munk,  I  am an indigenous  Ipili  from [...]

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Letter to Barrick Management on behalf of Porgera Landowners Association

Toronto, CANADA For the attention of Mr. Greg Wilkins and the board of Barrick Gold: We are indigenous  Ipili  from the  Highlands  of  Papua  New Guinea.  We have travelled half way across the world, to speak out  against  the grave issues our people face because of your Porgera mine.  
 
When you came to our place [...]

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