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Serbian anti-mining activists block bridges, roads (Al Jazeera)

Skirmishes have erupted in Serbia between police and demonstrators who blocked roads and bridges to protest against new laws they say favour the interests of foreign investors damaging the environment.

The government has offered mineral resources to companies including China’s Zijin copper miner and Rio Tinto, but activists say the projects would pollute land and water.

Serbian anti-mining activists block bridges, roads | Environment News | Al Jazeera