Tanzanian Police Shoot Dead villager Muhono Marwa at Barrick’s North Mara Mine

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This was originally posted by Brenda Norrell at http://bsnorrell.blogspot.com/

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Tanzanian Police Shoot Dead villager Muhono Marwa at Barrick’s North Mara Mine

On the morning of January 21, the paramilitary police units that were brought by the hundreds after last month’s uprising by the local communities met a group of youth in an area where villagers’ homes come right into the mine fence. Apparently, the paramilitaries started to chase the youth and in the process opened fire, killing Muhono Marwa Gibare and wounding Nyakebayi Chacha Nyakebayi and Maswi Bokobora. Muhono Marwa was shot in the back while running away from the police. He died instantly. This latest killing brings to two villagers who have died violently in that mine since last month and eight since Barrick apparently adopted their shoot-to-kill strategy in July of 2005.

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