Colombians take legal action against asbestos mining

Despite being banned in 56 countries, the dangerous mineral fibres are still being mined in Colombia at a high cost.

Asbestos is banned in almost 60 countries, but in Colombia it is still being mined.

Workers are now taking legal action to try and stop it.

Al Jazeera’s Alessandro Rampietti reports from Sibate.

Source: Al Jazeera