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Rio Tinto accused of ‘incremental genocide’ after grilling at Juukan Gorge inquiry – ABC News

Mining company executives face hours of gruelling testimony and admit more mistakes were made in the destruction of ancient Aboriginal sites.



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WA senator Pat Dodson has accused mining company Rio Tinto of “incremental genocide” over its behaviour in the lead-up to the destruction of the Juukan Gorge caves.
Key points:

  • It is the second time Rio Tinto’s senior executives have appeared at the inquiry
  • Since the last appearance, the company has announced the resignation of three executives, including the CEO
  • The company admits it was wrong to lay explosives after traditional owners raised concerns about mining acti…

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