Separatist group threatens to blockade Freeport's Grasberg Mine

Dec 21, 2009 | 10:43 AM | Tom Jennemann

Tribal leaders in Indonesia's Papua province have threatened to blockade Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.'s Grasberg Mine after police killed a separatist leader, according to a Reuters report.

The Free Papua Movement, of which slain Kelly Kwalik was a commander of the militant wing, has been engaged in a low-level guerrilla war against foreign-owned forestry and mining companies.....





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