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Deaths of Hundreds of Thousands of South Africans May Cost Foreign-Owned Mining Companies Millions

South African gold miners have been diagnosed with silicosis and tuberculosis in mass numbers, as a result of colonialism and apartheid. Until recently, the Black workers were unable to sue their employers. But a new ruling may allow them to win hundreds of millions of dollars for the unjust deaths and illnesses of miners caused by negligent foreign gold companies.

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