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Madagascar: Rio Tinto’s history of human rights abuses 

In 2006 QIT Madagascar Minerals S.A (QMM), a joint venture between QIT Fer et Titane (Rio Tinto’s wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary) and the Government of Madagascar, began work on a new ilmenite mine in the Fort Dauphin area of the Anosy region of Madagascar. An estimated 6000 people, including many indigenous Antanosy, lived in villages in and around the area which was removed to make...

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