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South African Bishops File Class-Action Suit Against Mining Company Over Black Lung Disease

By Kgara Kevin Rack – Own work
Environmentalist protesters demonstrate at a die-in protest in South Africa in 2021.

‘Ex-mine workers are no longer under trade unions, and this renders them voiceless and incapable of demanding social justice for the sickness that they incurred while working in the mines,’ the archbishop said in a statement.