PKKP says Rio, WA authorities ought to have stopped Juukan Gorge blast

The Juukan Gorge blasts cost the jobs of three Rio Tinto executives.

The conventional homeowners of the 46,000 yr outdated Jukkan Gorge caves destroyed by Rio Tinto have criticised the mining large and the WA authorities for not doing sufficient to cease the blast.

In its first public feedback on the matter, contained in a submission to a parliamentary inquiry, the Puutu Kunti Kurrama and Pinikura Aboriginal Corporation laid out its considerations about Rio Tinto’s actions within the lead as much as the blast and questioned the corporate’s subsequent public statements.

The Juukan Gorge blasts price the roles of three Rio Tinto executives. Credit:PKKP Aboriginal Corporation

“We hope our submission provides a better understanding of our position in relation to the desecration of the Juukan Gorge sites and how this tragedy has deeply affected us,” mentioned PKKP Aboriginal Corporation chair John Ashburton.

“We imagine it would present some readability concerning the occasions main as much as this stunning act of company vandalism to our very sacred website, in addition to countering a number of the info offered by Rio Tinto, which in our view is, at finest, incomplete.”

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