Archives for February 2013

Multinational miners: magnanimous or malevolent?

Eritrea is one of the world’s poorest countries. The International Monetary Fund considers it a potential ‘Heavily Indebted Poor Country’, notwithstanding its natural resources endowment which includes gold, silver, copper, zinc and potash. Human Rights Watch recently released a report ‘Hear No Evil – Forced Labour and Corporate Responsibility in Eritrea’s Mining Sector’ which outlines […]