Bulldozed: How a mining company buried the truth about forced evictions …

24/11/2014 – On 24 and 25 November 2009 police in the Katanga province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) sent bulldozers into the village of Kawama and ordered the demolition of hundreds of homes. The people of Kawama were given no notice of the demolitions, and there was no legal basis for them. People were left homeless and many lost their livelihoods as a direct consequence. The demolitions constitute forced evictions, which are illegal under international human rights law.

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