Is Govt Doing Enough to Protect Malawians From Mining Pollution?
The Malawi Human Rights Commission has expressed fears that the 10% cut to their budget will adversly affect most of its activities in safeguarding and promoting human rights in the southern African country. The commission plays a key role in the implementation of a new law that gives every citizen of Malawi the right to access information about water quality and soil pollution as it is crucial for protecting the rights to health, water, food and a healthy environment.
New Law Brings Mining Communities Hope
HRW, 19 February 2017
As Malawi's government promotes investment in mining and resource extraction, ordinary Malawians have been struggling to access information on the impact of mining operations on… Read more »
Information Bill Aids Mining Communities
HRW, 25 January 2017
Malawi's recently passed information bill could help communities affected by the extractive industries get information about related environmental, health, and safety risks, Human… Read more »
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