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There’s Mounting Grassroots Opposition to a Chinese Mining Company’s Desire to Expand its Operations in Northern Ghana

A small-scale mining site once mined by Chinese miners is pictured on June 15, 2013 in Dunkwa-on-Offin in the center of Ghana. AFP PHOTO / CHRIS STEIN Chris Stein / AFP

A coalition of grassroots organizations that includes women’s groups, small-scale miners’ and human rights organizations are all protesting against the Chinese-owned Shaanxi Mining Company’s plans to expand its operations in the northern district of Talensi.

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