[16/10/2013] Déclaration  de la société civile d’Arlit à l’issue de la marche de soutien au gouvernement nigérien dans le cadre des négociations avec le groupe AREVA, pour une prise en compte effective des préoccupations des populations dans les mines d’Uranium.

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[16/10/2013] Translation by Golden Misabiko Niamey – Thousands of people,  anti-Areva , were demonstrating last Saturday in the mining town of Arlit in the north of Niger to show their anger against the French nuclear group Areva that has been mining uranium for over 40 years in this desert zone, as reported by the organizers.

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The Somair mine in Niger has been attacked by a suicide bomber. There appear to have been no additional deaths, but the exact number of injured remains unclear. While The Wall Street Journal cites Areva with 13 employees wounded, the german Tagesschau speaks of 50 injured people. The Islamic Movement for Unity and Dschihad in…

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[16/04/2013] An open letter to the mayor of Arlit by the united NGOs of Arlit, concerning profit shares from the mining business promised to the communities of the Arlit region.    

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[03/02/2013] (Please bear in mind that this is a rough translation! The original can be found here) Arlit.The executive bureau of SOSC (Synergie des organisations de la société civile d’Arlit) and the federation of the women of Arlit (Matan Dagan), have come together to examine the sanitary and health-related situation at the mining sites of…

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[03/02/2013] French press communiqúé by SOSC (Synergie des organisations de la société civile d’Arlit) and the Federation of Woman from Arlit. In Arlit (northwestern Niger), mining company AREVA has been exploiting Uranium from underground for more than 45 years. This communiqué is about the sanitary situation on the mining sites and the health risks for…

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