PNG Ramu Nickel landowners claim they've been evicted | Pacific Beat

PNG Ramu Nickel landowners claim they've been evicted

PNG Ramu Nickel landowners claim they've been evicted

Posted 8 March 2011, 17:53 AEDT

Landowners in Papua New Guinea's Madang province have claimed the Chinese developers of the billion dollar Ramu Nickel Mine has forcefully evicted villagers from their traditional land.

Brothers John and Peter Kepma, of the Maure clan of the Kurumbukari mine site area claim they have been evicted without any proper resettlement or compensation for the loss of their livelihoods.

Presenter: Firmin Nanol

John Kepma, Maure clan member of Madang in PNG; Wu Xuefeng, China's Ramu Nico Management Compnay Corporate and Public Affairs Manager, PNG's former Deputy Land Titles Commissioner-George Baure

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