Audio: brutal military repression and Freeport McMoran

Audio: West Papua and the Freeport mine

Earth Matters, 1 November 2010


West Papua and the Freeport mine – the first of a two-part program on the massive resource-extraction operation at the heart of West Papua’s human rights tragedy is focused on the devastation of the environment and of local indigenous people’s lives caused by the company and its practices over 40 years.

 

 

Audio: brutal military repression and Freeport McMoran

Earth Matters, 6 December 2010

 

Indigenous West Papuans live in fear of the Indonesian security forces. In the last nine years Freeport McMoran paid them $US 65 million for protection. The second part of a two-part program on the Freeport mine focuses on the company’s complicity in brutal military repression.