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Violence Perpetrated by the Security Forces of the Porgera Joint Venture Mine Allegations of rapes, beatings and killings of community members by Porgera Joint Venture (PJV) security forces have been prevalent for at least a decade. In a news article in 2005 then-mine operator Canada’s Placer Dome admitted to eight killings of community members by [...]

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jethro at UN

Response to paid Press Statement done by Honorable Philip Kikala, Member for Lagaip – Porgera on the Post Courier dated 8th December 2010. Surprise but not surprisingly, Mr. Kikala seems to have gone off the track in his attempt to answer numbers of sensitive issues connected with the operation of the Porgera Gold. The decision [...]

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Presentation by Mark Ekepa at the Canadian Parliament Press Gallary 12th May 2008

My name is Mark Ekepa. I have come from Papua New Guinea to speak to the Canadian people and the Canadian government about the problems the indigenous people in my community are facing because of the reckless mining operations of Barrick Gold’s Porgera Joint Venture mine. I am the Chairman of the Porgera Landowners Association. I [...]

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