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Nevsun loses bid to stop lawsuit over alleged ...

2020-2-28 · Nevsun''s flagship copper-zinc Bisha mine in Eritrea. (Image: Bisha mine. Courtesy of Nevsun Resources.) Nevsun Resources (TSX, NYSEMKT:NSU) has lost …

Eritrea: Nevsun accused of turning blind eye to forced labour

Nevsun accused of turning blind eye to forced labour. Geoffret York. The Globe and Mail. 15 January 2013. Johannesburg - For the conscripts who were ordered to work at a Canadian gold mine in Eritrea, the conditions were nearly unbearable: 12-hour shifts, six days a week, with poor food and no toilets, for a salary of less than $15 a month.

Kunama v. Nevsun Mining

Nevsun Mining. Four Eritrean-Kunama refugees are in the middle of a judicial battle in the Canadian court system against a Canadian-based mining company for alleged human rights violations at the Bisha Mine in Eritrea. As a result of the case, other investors are becoming skeptical about moving to Eritrea. Photo Credit: Thomas Mukoya/Reuters.

Slaves at a Canadian-owned mine

A Canadian mining corporation is profiting from slave labor in Eritrea, according to a new UN report. The survivors of conscription in Eritrea have reported brutal scenes of torture, rape, and summary execution. They''re made to work backbreaking jobs under the …

Nevsun Resources Ltd. v. Araya | American Journal of ...

2021-1-15 · In Nevsun Resources Ltd. v. Araya, the Supreme Court of Canada declined to dismiss a series of customary international law claims brought by Eritrean refugees against a Canadian mining corporation for grave human rights abuses committed in Eritrea doing so, the Supreme Court opened the possibility of a novel front for transnational human rights litigation: common law tort claims based …

Eritrea: Mining Investors Risk Use of Forced Labor – HRC ...

Eritrea: Mining Investors Risk Use of Forced Labor. By HRCE. /. January 18, 2013. January 18, 2013. (Toronto) – International mining firms rushing to invest in Eritrea''s burgeoning minerals sector risk involvement in serious abuses unless they take strong preventive measures. The failure of the Vancouver-based company Nevsun Resources to ...

Claim against Nevsun by Eritrean miners can go forward ...

2020-2-28 · A claim of human rights abuse against Nevsun Resources, which was acquired by Zijin Mining Corp., by three former Eritrean miners can go forward …

Nevsun Settles Two Fraudulent Class Action Lawsuits For A ...

2014-12-1 · In June 2014, Gedab News reported that Nevsun, the Canadian mining company operating in Eritrea, approved a multi-million class action lawsuit settlement. The lawsuit had alleged that Nevsun a US securities fraud. Earlier this summer, …

Eritrea: NEVSUN''s Multi-million Class Action Lawsuit ...

2014-6-1 · Recently, Nevsun, the Canadian mining company operating in Eritrea, approved a multi-million class action lawsuit settlement brought by a New York-based law firm representing shareholders and investors. The firm had accused Nevsun of US …

Bisha Project, Eritrea

2021-10-15 · Canadian gold miner Nevsun Resources, which holds a 60% stake, is the operator of the Bisha project. The mining licences are held by the company''s Eritrean subsidiary, Bisha Mining Share Company (BMSC). The State of Eritrea has a 10% free carried stake in the project.

Endeavour Financial | Bisha Gold Project / Nevsun Resources

Endeavour advised Nevsun Resources (60%) and the Eritrean state mining company (40%) on the financing of the US$350 million Bisha project in Eritrea. The project marked the largest foreign investment in Eritrea, first mine development in Eritrea, first project financing in Eritrea and the first use of the recently-revised German UFK scheme.

Court allows Eritrean mine workers to sue Nevsun …

2021-11-19 · Nevsun''s Bisha mine in Eritrea. | Nevsun. In a decision that is likely to have every Canadian mining and oil and gas company that operates in a developing country sitting up and taking notes, the ...

Canadian miner Nevsun Resources settles with African ...

2021-11-22 · The Bisha Mining Share Company in Eritrea, operated by Canadian company Nevsun Resources, on Feb. 18, 2016. Thomas Mukoya/Reuters

Canada''s Nevsun defends Eritrea mining after damning UN ...

2015-9-5 · Canadian mining company Nevsun Resources is defending its operations in Eritrea following a damning report by the United Nations that accused the miner of using forced labour in the North African ...

Canada mining firm accused of slavery abroad can be sued ...

2020-2-28 · The plaintiffs claimed they and more than 1,000 others had been conscripted through Eritrea''s military service into forced labour to construct Nevsun''s Bisha …

Nevsun, Atlantic Council and Corporate Interest In Eritrea ...

2016-6-27 · 1. Nevsun Resources is involved in mining sector in Eritrea and the Eritrean regime provides cheap labor (The Never Ending National Service) to Nevsun. The Eritrean regime gets huge sum of money. 2. For continual profit the Eritrean regime …

Nevsun settles with Eritrean plaintiffs in relation to ...

2020-11-5 · Amnesty International has applauded the settlement between Nevsun Resources Ltd. and Eritrean plaintiffs who were found to have been subjected to forced labour in Nevsun''s Bisha mine in Eritrea.. The out-of-court settlement, which has terms that are confidential, arose from a claim initiated in November 2014 by former mine workers Gize Yebeyo Araya, Kesete Tekle Fshazion and Mihretab …

The slaves of Eritrea

2014-5-12 · Canadian mining company Nevsun has been accused of using forced labour to build a mine in Eritrea. How could something like that happen in the modern business world? The news was grim, but not surprising. Yannick Lamonde, an official within …

Supreme Court of Canada Rules in Nevsun Resources Ltd. …

2020-2-28 · The Supreme Court of Canada has rendered its decision in Nevsun Resources Ltd. v Araya, stating that customary international law (CIL) norms are directly incorporated into Canadian law and that claims such as the ones advanced in this …

HUMAN RIGHTS IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF THE BISHA …

2021-8-21 · of the bisha mine in eritrea commissioned by nevsun resources ltd eritrean national mining corporation (enamco) prepared by lkl international consulting inc. 05 august 2015 2015 audit. section four emerging human rights issues 33 4.1 emerging issue #1 34 exploration 4.2 emerging issue #2 36

Nevsun in Eritrea: Dealing With a Dictator

Nevsun loses bid to stop lawsuit over alleged forced ...

Nevsun Resources Ltd. v. Araya | ESCR-Net

2020-2-28 · Nevsun Resources Ltd. v. Araya. Supreme Court of Canada decision upholding lower courts'' dismissal of Nevsun Resources Ltd.''s motion to strike a claim by mine workers in Eritrea for damages for violations of customary international law by a …

Nevsun Denies Accusations of Human-Rights Abuses at ...

2014-11-21 · Nevsun lawsuit (re Bisha mine, Eritrea) Nevsun Resources enters into a settlement in a lawsuit in Canada alleging torture & slavery at its subsidiary''s Eritrean mine Date: 26 Oct 2020 Content Type: Article. A human rights lawsuit alleging slavery and torture has been settled outside of court with a Canadian mining company for an undisclosed but ...

02. The Nevsun Effect: A New Era of Corporate …

2018-3-29 · which Nevsun began its investment in Eritrea. NEVSUN INVESTMENT Nevsun was the first foreign company to develop a mine in Eritrea. It holds a 60% shareholder interest in the project, with the remaining shareholding in the venture held by the Eritrean …

Nevsun extends life of its Bisha mine in Eritrea until the ...

2018-6-14 · Courtesy of Nevsun Resources.) Canada''s Nevsun Resources (TSX, NYSEMKT:NSU) is extending the life of its flagship copper-zinc Bisha mine in Eritrea …

Appalling Work Conditions at Bisha-Nevsun Mining ...

2011-7-21 · Appalling Work Conditions at Bisha-Nevsun Mining Project, Eritrea. By HRCE. /. July 21, 2011. October 14, 2014. A few months ago, a number of workers from Bisha-Nevsun Project (owned by the Eritrean government and Canada''s Nevsun Resources Ltd.) have managed to escape to Ethiopia, and they are now living in one of the refugee camps located in ...

Canada''s Nevsun defends Eritrea mining after damning UN ...

2015-9-5 · Canadian mining company Nevsun Resources is defending its operations in Eritrea following a damning report by the United Nations that accused the miner of …