Sudanese miners risk health for gold

Khartoum, Sudan – Toxic chemicals used to extract gold from Sudan’s mines are not only harming the health of miners, but also those who live nearby. Mine workers in rural Sudan use mercury and cyanide to separate gold. Mustafa Abdulgadir, a gold miner, is aware that mercury could kill him. “I would have taken another job…

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