War for diamonds: An unequal battle
/ 24 July 2022

War for diamonds: An unequal battle

Illegal miners, who have been fighting to get mining permits, risk arrest and even death in confrontations between the police and security firms

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/ 8 October 2007

Richtersveld settlement on the cards

A settlement has been reached on the Richtersveld community’s troubled land-restitution deal, lawyers said on Monday. They said the settlement would be presented to Land Claims Court Judge Antonie Geldenhuys on Tuesday morning. ”We’ve settled,” said Rudolph Jansen, national director of Lawyers for Human Rights.

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/ 20 September 2007

New challenge may sour Richtersveld deal

A group of Richtersveld residents is to challenge a settlement agreement with the government when the document goes before the Land Claims Court in Cape Town next week for ratification. The agreement followed a 10-year court battle by the Richtersvelders for the restoration of land taken by the state for diamonds mining.