Barrick’s North Mara gold mine one of the deadliest in Africa

Correspondence between RAID and Barrick 

  • July 2021 – November 2022 correspondence is here 

RAID’s complaints to the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) under its ‘Incident Review Process’ 

  • The March 2022 complaint is here 

  • RAID’s first submission to the LBMA in July 2020 is here 

RAID's earlier work on the North Mara mine 

In 2022

In 2021

In 2020

Three more Tanzanian victims have joined a legal claim in British courts against Barrick Gold subsidiaries for serious human rights violations at the North Mara gold mine.

Human rights abuses at Tanzanian mine taint LBMA’s Responsible Gold standards

A group of seven Tanzanian human rights victims launch legal claim at the British High Court against subsidiaries of Barrick Gold, one of the world’s largest gold mining companies....

In 2019

Zakaria's Story - North Mara Gold Mine, Tanzania

Mark Bristow begins his new job today. He will need to resolve the significant human rights and corruption challenges at Barrick's Acacia Mining in Tanzania.

In 2018

Executives at Barrick Gold and Randgold Resources are warned about human rights abuses at Acacia Mining’s North Mara Gold Mine in Tanzania ahead of merger.

In an open letter to Acacia’s board of directors five rights groups express alarm that Acacia’s new community grievance mechanism falls well short of the company’s human rights obligations....

In 2017

RAID - Lethal Gold in Tanzania

Seven Tanzanian and international human rights groups today sent an open letter to Tanzanian president John Magufuli urging him to address human rights issues at Acacia’s North Mara Mine....

As Acacia Mining's troubles in Tanzania deepen, RAID released a new video detailing the stories of some of the victims at the North Mara mine in stark detail.

In 2016

Report: Adding Insult to Injury at the North Mara Gold Mine, Tanzania

September 2016

Tanzanian Government has acknowledged the scale of violence surrounding the North Mara Gold Mine, say MiningWatch Canada and RAID in their most recent field assessment.

In 2015

Report: Broken Bones and Broken Promises

Barrick Gold’s North Mara Mine Fails to Address Ongoing Violence

November 2015