Rio Tinto CEO quits after Aboriginal caves destroyed in mine expansion

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    The CEO and two senior executives are stepping down from global mining company Rio Tinto after it blew up an ancient Aboriginal heritage site in Australia in order to expand an iron ore mine. FRANCE 24’s Australia correspondent Richelle Harrison Plesse speaks to Catherine Bennett about how Aboriginal voices have for too long been left out of the conversation, and how current Australian law prioritises profit over culture.  Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en

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