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# Illegal Mining

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Hundreds feared trapped in South Africa mine collapse, 11 rescued
Officials say those rescued will be arrested for illegal mining.
Venezuelan authorities find 'no evidence' of Amazon tribe massacre
Authorities have been urged to continue their investigations, after reports that illegal gold miners massacred up to 80 members of an indigenous tribe by setting fire to a communal hut.
Peru: Police rescue almost 300 women forced into sexual slavery
The Peruvian authorities have rescued almost 300 women they believe are the victims of human trafficking – the youngest girl discovered by police is just 13 years old.