Xolobeni: An assault by the state


Xolobeni: An assault by the state

The assault by the state on the community living at Xolobeni, Mbizana, in the Eastern Cape drags on as the Amadiba people are again compelled to seek the protection of the courts.

Northern Pondoland has been a hotbed of activism and violence ever since Australian mining company Mineral Commodities (MRC) expressed an interest in mining the dunes along their pristine coastline. The titanium to be extracted is required for components of tablet computers and smartphones.

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Submitted by : Mountain Man on 2018-12-23 17:18:45
The combination of a government committed to extractive development at all costs including climate, environment, community well-being and human health with rogue Aussie mining concerns is a lethal mix.

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