2019-01-15 Foil Vedanta protest
4 images Created 16 Jan 2019
London, UK. 15th January, 2019. Environmental campaigners from Foil Vedanta protest outside the Supreme Court where British mining company Vedanta Resources is appealing High Court and Court of Appeal rulings that 1,826 Zambian villagers may have their case regarding pollution against the company's subsidiary Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) heard in the UK. The villagers contend that Konkola Copper Mines has polluted the River Kafue with excessive levels of copper, cobalt and manganese since 2004, causing sickness, deaths, damage to property and loss of income.