Sun Xiaodi, China

2006 in Windows Rock

There are rich uranium deposits in Gansu Province in western China. Sun Xiaodi worked on the site of uranium mine No. 792. In 1988 he began to ask questions – about illegal sales, the inadequate disposal of uranium remains, contamination and damage to health. Although he was fired in 1994, he filed petitions and gave interviews. He was imprisoned several times.

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