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Tailings Pond Spills and Water Contamination in Diamond Mines

Saturday, August 12

2:05 p.m.

Presented By

Speakers: Thabo Lerotholi, Attorney | Maseru (Visa Pending); Hans Merket, Researcher | International Peace Information Service (IPIS); and others TBA

Between 2021-23 there were three major tailings pond spills at diamond mines. To protect the industry, we need to understand what we can do to stop this growing environmental and human rights risk and help the communities that are still suffering.