Statement from Jubilee Australia, Caritas Fiji and Fiji Council of Social Services in relation to Amex Resources Limited advertisement
Release Date: 23 Jun 2021
On 19 June 2021, Amex Resources Limited (ARL) published a four-page advertisement in the Fiji Sun entitled “Amex Resources Limited – Response to NGO’s Allegations”. The statement responds to A Line in the Sand, a report published by Jubilee Australia, Caritas Fiji and Fiji Council of Social Services (FCOSS) on 26 May 2021. The report discusses the company’s black sand mining project in the Ba river delta on Viti Levu. Jubilee Australia, Caritas Fiji and FCOSS stand by the report and its recommendations and publish this statement in response.
Release Date: 26 May 2021
Today three community development and human rights groups, Jubilee Australia Research Centre, Fiji Council for Social Services and Caritas Fiji, released a new report raising the alarm about Australian companies engaging in black sand mining in Fiji.