Workers in the Deno Gold mine in Armenia had to go to court to get their salaries from the Canadian owned company.
There is no doubt, that Ashot Grigoryan and his colleagues were paid too late, too little and sometimes not at all. The matter was investigated by the Armenian authorities which in the end only asked the company to pay minor fines.
Sara Petrosyan from Hetq took a closer look at the salaries at a profitable mine.
The articles were published by the Armenian Center for Investigative Reporting, Hetq, on 29th of November and 12th of December 2010.
You can read them in English here:
And in Armenian here: