Defend Community Rights in Ghana

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Hi Shannah,
What would you do if a mine located near your home spilled cyanide into your water supply, not once but twice? If the mine’s blasts cracked televisions and even walls?
This is the situation of the people of Prestea, Himan and Dumase in Southwest Ghana, and now the mine’s owners, Golden Star Resources, want to expand the mine.
Protect the people of Ghana from this threat to their lives and livelihood.»
This expansion would include leveling low-income housing and schools, and it’s being done without the adequate consideration of the community’s concerns.
The people in these communities have a right to decide whether a mine can expand in their community or not, and you can help them. Tell Golden Star Resources to listen to the people whose lives they’re affecting.
Help defend community rights in Ghana. Sign the petition today.»

Thanks for taking action!

Samer
Care2 and ThePetitionSite

Ghana
Take Action!

Cyanide spills from the mine contaminated local rivers and streams in 2004 and 2006, and Golden Star Resources has yet to commission the independent health investigation requested by community members.
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