Pamoja Issue 18
The Tanzanian Chamber of Minerals and Energy (TCME) supports the important research undertaken by Human Rights Watch. Our members see daily the negative effects of illegal small-scale mining operations, we are pleased to see such detailed research into the activities of these individuals. Human Rights Watch released a report titled “Toxic Toil: Child Labor and Mercury Exposure in Tanzania’s Small-Scale Gold
Mines” on 28 August 2013.