Additional Resources on Freeport-McMoRan’s activities in Irian Jaya:

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Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. The company’s official Web site, including an “Issues & Answers” section that responds to allegations of human rights and environmental abuses in Irian Jaya.

Project Underground This environmental and human rights organization supports communities impacted by mining, oil and gas activities. Their page on Freeport-McMoRan includes background information, as well links to the ACFOA, OPIC and other reports.

Robert Boyer’s Homepage

This guide to Freeport-McMoRan material on the Web was created to address the controversy around the naming of a molecular biology building at the University of Texas at Austin for Jim Bob Moffett, CEO of Freeport-McMoRan.

Spinning Gold” A Mother Jones exposé summarizing the situation in Irian Jaya and examining the efforts Freeport has made to keep journalists away from its Indonesian mine. Written by Robert Bryce, a contributing editor at the Austin Chronicle.

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