, , , and named in US lawsuit over Congolese child cobalt mining deaths

A landmark legal case has been launched against the world's largest tech companies by Congolese families who say their children were killed or maimed while mining for used to power smartphones, laptops and electric cars

@whilelm « The court papers allege that cobalt from the Glencore-owned mines is sold to Umicore, a Brussels-based metal and mining trader, which then sells battery-grade cobalt to Apple, Google, Tesla, Microsoft and Dell. »

Et pour en rajouter une couche sur la dimension « bonne gouvernance de l'exploitation des ex-colonies », Jean-Luc Dehaen ✝️, ancien Premier Ministre belge est passé par le board d'Umicor.

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