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Speaking up through sewn lips: a wildcat strike in Chiatura

After starting an unsanctioned strike, miners in Chiatura stitched their lips together to demonstrate the cost of their hazardous occupations.

Speaking up through sewn lips: a wildcat strike in Chiatura

By Dato Parulava

After starting an unsanctioned strike, miners in Chiatura stitched their lips together to demonstrate the cost of their hazardous occupations.

Miner dies in Chiatura tunnel collapse

Trade unions say Zaza Abramashvili, 45, was forced to work in a ‘high-risk’ area.

Miner dies in Chiatura tunnel collapse

Trade unions say Zaza Abramashvili, 45, was forced to work in a ‘high-risk’ area.

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