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Lawyers for Human Rights launch application to halt Pilanesberg mine in SA

mage: LHR's application intends to have the Pilanesberg mine halt all its operations. Photo: courtesy of Suat Eman/FreeDigitalPhotos.net

25 August 2015


mage: LHR's application intends to have the Pilanesberg mine halt all its operations. Photo: courtesy of Suat Eman/FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Image: LHR’s application intends to have the Pilanesberg mine halt all its operations. Photo: courtesy of Suat Eman/FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Independent human rights organisation Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) has launched an urgent application in South Africa’s North West High Court, asking Pilanesberg Platinum Mines to cease all mining activities with immediate effect and restore possession of the Wilgerspruit farm.

The matter will be heard in the court on the 3rd of September.

Represented by LHR, the Lesethleng Village Community is seeking full possession, occupation and use of the farm which it has owned, farmed and developed for over a hundred years.

Read the full article from:  Mining-Technology.

 

 

 

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