Issue Date: Nov 15, 2007
An Indonesian court has rejected a lawsuit filed by the Newmont Mining Corporation against the New York Times over pollution
accusations made in the paper. The lawsuit was filed in the Central Jakarta court. New York Times had, between September 2004 and
February 2006, run several stories highlighting comments by villagers who claimed to have been sickened from fish caught in Buyat Bay, near a now
defunct Newmont gold mine in North Sulawesi province.
Recent Supreme Court order in Vedanta case holds hope for tribal community life
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