Africa Investigates, Ep. 3: "Fatal Extraction" Part II

On the latest episode of Africa Investigates, Chris Roper delves further into a joint investigation by the African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists into the misconduct of Australian mining companies operating in 13 African countries. Prosecutorial editor Heinrich Bohmke explains how he assisted reporters in making the most persuasive and legally justifiable case against those responsible for injustice while also offering impoverished victims the means to seek legal recourse.
12 Jan 2016 English United States News · Technology

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