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Illegal coal mining in the heart of Europe

Illegal coal mining in the heart of Europe
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Shena a 26 years old illegal miner is dragging bathtub which use as container for coal.
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Eko (R) a illegal coal miner taking a rest before he goes to hole to dig coal. Eko is father of two and he works in illegal coal mine on outskirts of central Bosnian town of Zenica.
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„Why they don`t let us do this, because I would do this for life“, says Grof, 22 years old man who dropped out of school when he was 16.
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Apples and coal are seen on entrance to illegal coal mine on outskirts of central Bosnian town of Zenica.
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A sixteen year old boy exiting hole of illegal mine. He works there during weekend and holidays when he doesn`t go to school.
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A pick is seen on entrance to illegal coal mine.
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Worker in illegal coal mine fixes cable which use for dragging container with coal.
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A 26 year old man with nickname Shena taking a rest in illegal coal mine. A father of one works as illegal miner for 6 years.
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Eko 33 years old worker adjusting light in illegal coal mine.
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A view hill on which is located about 15 holes which people use for illegal coal mining on outskirts of central Bosnian town of Zenica. Zenica was center of metal industry during Yugoslavia. More than 25000 people worked in steel factory in Zenica.
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Eko a worker in illegal coal mine arrange bags with coal.
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Coffee break outside illegal coal mine.
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Shena inside illegal coal mine.
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A 53 years old man smoking cigarette inside illegal coal mine.
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Two illegal miners digging coal.
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Worker Shena pulls wagon outside illegal coal mine
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Traces of tractor on the hill where is located about 20 holes which people uses for illegal coal mining.
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Eko a worker in illegal coal mine prepares machine which is mounted to tractor to drag bathtub with coal.
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An illegal coal miner exits illegal coal mine on bathtub with coal at outskirts of central Bosnian town of Zenica.
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An illegal coal miner has a break outside illegal coal mine on outskirts of central Bosnian town of Zenica.
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Three illegal coal miners inside illegal coal mine on outskirts of central Bosnian town of Zenica.
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Two illegal coal miners inside illegal coal mine on outskirts of central Bosnian town of Zenica.
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An illegal coal miner preparing fire for coffee in front of illegal coal mine on outskirts of central Bosnian town of Zenica.
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Footsteps in canal at entrance of illegal coal mine on outskirts of central Bosnian town of Zenica.
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An illegal miner going home after work near central Bosnian town of Zenica.
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llegal coal mines are a matter of concern to environmentalists and labor activists alike. Zenica, Bosnia and Herzogovina. 30th November 2011

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