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Gold Dust: the human cost of the Grasberg mine crisis

16 November, 2017IndustriALL has released a documentary film on the effect of the strike at the Grasberg mine on workers and their communities

Indonesian Human Rights Commission calls for reinstatement of Grasberg workers

2 November, 2017The National Commission on Human Rights in Indonesia has found that the sacking of thousands of workers at Freeport’s Grasberg mine in Papua was a violation of human rights and is recommending the reinstatement of the workers. 

Digitization and precarious work dominate Asia-Pacific oil and gas meeting

16 October, 2017Thirty-five trade unionists from Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam gathered in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta for IndustriALL Global Union’s Asia-Pacific Oil and Gas Union Network meeting on 28-29 September 2017.

IndustriALL issues investor briefing on Freeport

11 October, 2017IndustriALL Global Union has issued a briefing to investors, warning them of the potential financial implications of human rights violations at the Grasberg mine.

IndustriALL pulp and paper network in South East Asia honours Ikhsan and fights forward

31 August, 2017Representing tens of thousands of members, pulp and paper sector trade union affiliates of IndustriALL in South East Asia met in Jakarta, Indonesia on 24-25 August 2017. 

Violence breaks out at Grasberg mine as dispute drags on

21 August, 2017Clashes broke out on Saturday at Freeport’s Grasberg mine in West Papua, Indonesia, after striking workers blockaded the mine.

IndustriALL to lead mission to Freeport operations in Indonesia

3 August, 2017IndustriALL Global Union will lead a mission to Indonesia from 8-11 August, to support workers fired for striking at Grasberg mine and PT Smelting. Both operations are part-owned by US mining giant Freeport-McMoRan.

Grasberg: 4,220 workers fired as strike extended for third month

22 June, 2017IndustriALL is planning a high level mission to Indonesia to intervene in this increasingly bitter dispute.

IndustriALL launches campaign as Grasberg crisis escalates

8 June, 2017More than 3,000 striking workers have now been fired at PT Freeport’s Grasberg mine in Papua, Indonesia.

Freeport Indonesia’s abuses continue at smelting plant

1 June, 2017A smelting plant in East Java that is heavily reliant on copper concentrate from PT Freeport Indonesia’s controversial Grasberg mine, has provoked a labour dispute of its own.