The killer lung disease behind the forgotten human cost of China Shenzhen’s economic miracle – Shenzhen Video



published: 2018-10-10 09:30:00

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“[We are treated] like ants… not humans. If I had known of the dangers and hazards of pneumatic drilling, I would never have done the work, no matter how poor I was,” said Wang Zhaogang, who now faces a slow, painful death thanks to pneumatic drilling work he did to help build Shenzhen into the tech metropolis it is today.

For five years from 2004 he worked without proper protection, breathing in stone dust which has destroyed his lungs and turned him into a terminal silicosis patient. Wang and more than 600 fellow drill workers from Hunan are now petitioning for justice.

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  1. Thats how china dispose poor people and rich the chinese communist. These are just workers ready for disposal. Chinese government doesnt see them as humans. They are workers like a mule, horse and cow

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  2. 不要走法律程序了 不要相信法律 直接闹事 反正都要死了 怕什么呢 直接看谁搞谁 中国没有枪也有刀 直接去市政府

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