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Carrière de grès, région de Bundi, l’exploitation de ces condamne les ouvriers à une mort lente devant lutter contre la silicose due à l’inhalation de poussière contenant de la silice cristalline. Beaucoup ne sont pas diagnostiqués et le lien entre leurs graves problèmes respiratoires et leur métier est rarement établi.Rajasthan, Inde, 25.2.2017

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Shooting date : 2017-02-25

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The exploitation of sandstone condemns the workers to a slow death to fight silicosis due to the inhalation of dust containing crystalline silica. Many are not diagnosed and the link between their severe respiratory problems and their job is rarely established.


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