OccupyGhana joins anti-galamsey campaign with ‘#RedApril’

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OccupyGhana®, therefore, calls on the Government to take immediate steps to, (i) stop, prevent and then regulate all currently unlicensed and unregulated mining, (ii) explore the provision of gainful, alternative employment to persons engaged in Galamsey, (iii) support mass education on the Galamsey menace, particularly through local civil society, and (iv) be mindful of the potential national security threat that Galamsey poses.

The OG Team's report paints a dire picture of the dangerous mix of a vibrant 'Galamsey Economy' that exists unrestrained and unchecked and in blatant disregard of the law, a huge industry organised through collusive effort between chiefs, other influential people in society such as politicians, law enforcement officers, farmers and the unemployed (now financed and equipped by Chinese operators and their Ghanaian front-men or competitors).

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