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Child Miners: The Dark Secret of Jharkhand’s Mining Industry

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Everyday, thousands of children play hide and seek with death in mines where lethal cave-ins are frequent. By: Tarique Anwar / Source: Newsclick / The Dawn News / January 8, 2018 The faces of children blackened with coal dust reveal the dark secrets of around 15,000-odd coal mines in mineral-rich Jharkhand. […]

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Blood, Sweat and Tears: The Reality of Mining in Brazil
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Blood, Sweat and Tears: The Reality of Mining in Brazil

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By: Marcio Zona / Source: Brasil De Fato / The Dawn News / July 4, 2016.   Mining is the activity that causes the greatest amount of death among workers in Brazil, as reported by the Ministry of Labour (MTE). In addition to mutilation, death and serious illness directly caused […]

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