It's Dangerous to Oppose Mining in South Africa, Report Shows

Community activists in mining areas face harassment, intimidation, and violence that has created an atmosphere of fear for community members who raise concerns about damage to their livelihoods from the serious environmental and health risks of mining and coal-fired power plants, according to human rights and environmental groups.

Coal mine in Somkhele viewed from Ocilwane village in Fuleni, KwaZulu-Natal.

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