Five reasons to hold Rio Tinto accountable over Bougainville – Reason 5

Reason 5 – A blind eye was turned to atrocities

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  1. ABC TV Four Corners
    Blood on the Bougainvillea – 24 Jun 1991
    Deborah Snow’s report focuses on the uprising in Bougainville and features an interview with Papua New Guinea’s Bougainville commander, Colonel Leo Nuia, admitting that helicopters provided by Australia had been used to dump rebels’ bodies at sea.

    Nuia was sacked after the program aired.

    The program won a Walkley Award for Best Investigative Report.

    Reporter: Deborah Snow

    Presenter: Andrew Olle

    Exeutive Producer: Marian Wilkinson
    http://www.abc.net.au/4corners/stories/2011/08/08/3288512.htm?site=50y

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