WHEN: Tuesday, April 28
WHERE: 255 Front St. (Metro Convention Centre) Toronto
year, Barrick Gold gathers with their major shareholders and board of
directors at their Annual General Meeting in downtown Toronto. And every
year, we gather to support campaigns for justice, accountability, and a
future for communities directly impacted by their mines.
company is responsible for the deaths, rapes, and abuse of people who
have the misfortune of living next to their mines, and the destruction
of these peoples' environments. Meanwhile, Barrick's Advisory board and
board of directors includes some of the most prominent and corrupt
political figures of our time.
This year, we will be joined by Jethro Tulin, executive officer of the Akali Tange Association and Porgera Alliance. For the
past decade, Jethro has been leading an international campaign against
Barrick for killings and rapes by mine security. Just this month, his
groups teamed up with US-based lawfirm EarthRights International to win
fair compensation for 14 victims of abuse at the mine. But their
struggle continues, as there are far more victims and the community
seeks the long-term solution of resettlement.
Come for music,
speeches, street theatre, and food... but most of all, come to support
and amplify the voices of communities affected by Barrick around the