Mine workers’ safety

In this episode, we report on the arrest of privacy activist Ola Bini in Ecuador, intensifying Indian crackdown in Kashmir and mine workers’ protest in Pakistan.

Indonesia Sulawesi mine collapse

38 workers are confirmed to be trapped, with fears of even more buried, inside a makeshift gold mine in Sulawesi in eastern Indonesia, highlighting the dangerous shadow sector of unlicensed mining in Indonesia

The Indian government has recently passed a law removing restrictions on women working in mines at night. However, activists point out that women stand to pay a much higher cost, in terms of their health and safety, than men if they do so

Miners' union protest against increasing mine explosion incident in Pakistan.

More than 200 laborers die on an average in coal mine-related explosions across the country every year.

Welcome to a brand new show from Peoples Dispatch where we bring you news from people’s movements and organizations across the globe.

Miners protest Pakistan

The fatalities reported in Balochistan area point towards abysmal working conditions in coal mines in South Asia, as another serious incident was recently witnessed in the state of Meghalaya in India.

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