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Guyana high court rules indigenous people cannot expel miners from territory

By Jeremy Hance / Mongabay A judge in Guyana’s high court has ruled that indigenous groups do not have the right to expel legal miners from their land. The judge, Diana Insanally, found that if the miners in question held a government-approved license than the local community had no right to dispute the mining. The … Continue reading Guyana high court rules indigenous people cannot expel miners from territory