The village of Junkovac near the Kolubara mine – neglected and destroyed
Briefing | 9 May 2014
The story of Junkovac in Serbia highlights systemic violations of human rights, neglect and wrong doings in the lignite mining sector that have not changed since the involvement of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development began in 2000. One of most recent cases of violations of human and property rights involves the illegal dumping of overburden from the mines at the Junkovac site that for years has been a threat to the properties and lives of hundreds of people in the nearby village.
Theme: Energy & climate | Social & economic impacts | Mining
Project: Kolubara lignite mine, Serbia
Tags: EBRD annual meeting | Kolubara | coal | landslide | mining
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