Armenia
Open Democracy | 6-May-2020
An internal EU report claims that the UK government has pressured the Armenian government in a two-year standoff between protesters, an international mining company and the authorities.
HETQ | 18-Nov-2019
Roads to the Amulsar gold mine have been closed for a year and a half by residents of neighboring communities opposed to the mine operated by Lydian who is considering international arbitration.
CADTM | 24-Sep-2019
The signing of an investment treaty involves a unilateral loss of sovereignty on the part of the host state, which is ultimately deemed necessary to attract foreign capital.
Mining | 27-Aug-2019
Lydian International’s Amulsar gold project in Armenia may have to go through a fourth environmental review in less than a year.
Reuters | 22-Aug-2019
Lydian had threatened to go to arbitration if forced to shut it down.
War on Want | 5-Aug-2019
UK registered mining company Lydian is using corporate courts to bully the Armenian government into cracking down on public protests that have successfully resisted a gold mine.
The Independent | 5-Aug-2019
The Armenian government is currently being sued by a corporation for two thirds of its entire government budget. If the UK crashes out on 31 October, it could suffer a similar fate.
Armenian Weekly | 18-Apr-2019
The company’s Canadian and British subsidiaries have already announced their intention to initiate arbitration proceedings against Armenia in accordance with bilateral agreements if the matter is not resolved.
Proactiveinvestors | 12-Mar-2019
The company said illegal blockades have prevented access to the Amulsar gold project since late June 2018.
| 9-Apr-2007
Global Gold mining company submitted its claim to the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), a body adjunct to the World Bank, against the Government of the Republic of Armenia (ROA). The Company is trying to protect its investment rights in arbitration court.

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