Indonesian miners sue to reverse export ban

Mining association files lawsuit against government after export ban prompted thousands of lay-offs.

    Half a million miners in Indonesia have lost their jobs after many mining companies closed down due to a recent government export ban on raw minerals.

    The country's mining association has filed a lawsuit against the government and is demanding that the restriction be reversed.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Ketapang, West Kalimantan.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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