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“Like others, I also want to live with dignity” says Moses Mabela, an unemployed resident of Vanggatfontein, Delmas (South Africa). But that was apparently not included in the package offered by Keaton Energy, when it announced its plans to start coal mining here. Better houses and employment opportunities for those who wanted it were included, but did not materialise….

To read the full post, visit: http://www.ejolt.org/2012/11/keaton-energys-forced-relocations-in-south-africa-apartheid-style/

This article was made possible through a commission I received from the Centre for Civil Society. I want to tank CCS and EJOLT for their support in getting this message out. Also thanks to the individuals that assisted, I’m not sure if you want your names out there, but you know who you are.

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