The EACOP, undertaken by Total Energies, has displaced thousands of indigenous peoples in Uganda and Tanzania from their homes
Facing government-sanctioned ethnic violence, mass sexual abuse, and the seizure of property, the Eritrean Afar are an indigenous people trapped by a repressive government. Combined with a blockade of their homeland, the Afar condition only worsens.
Indigenous Baka face violence and precarious conditions from conservation, mining, logging, and rubber plantations.
Four Eritrean-Kunama refugees are in the middle of a judicial battle in the Canadian court system against a Canadian-based mining company for alleged human rights violations at the Bisha Mine in Eritrea. As a result of the case, other investors are becoming skeptical about moving to Eritrea. Photo Credit: Thomas Mukoya/Reuters