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Barrick's dirty secrets: communities worldwide respond to gold mining’s impacts

Corpwatch, May 2007: This report, a profile of Barrick Gold, the world’s largest gold mining company, is an illustration of what is wrong with the gold industry today. In these pages, you will find numerous examples in which Barrick’s interests and the interests of the communities within which it operates are pitted directly against each other. From avoiding responsibility for the destructive environmental legacy of their projects or aligning itself with corrupt politicians, to employing police who violently suppress (and sometimes kill) mine critics, Barrick’s power in these struggles creates a compelling case for intervention.

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