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Gold miners' insecure servitude in Zimbabwe

2010-09-19 02:47:56 GMT2010-09-19 10:47:56 (Beijing Time)  SINA.com

A muddied prospector pans for gold in Manica Province near the Zimbabwe border September 18, 2010. Hundreds of miners work in individual claims rented from local landowners. [Photo/Agencies]

A gold miner rests before climbing down into a mine shaft in Manica Province near the Zimbabwe border September 18, 2010. Hundreds of miners work in individual claims rented from local landowners.[Photo/Agencies]

A gold miner prepares to climb down into a mine shaft in Manica Province near the Zimbabwe border September 18, 2010. Hundreds of miners work in individual claims rented from local landowners. [Photo/Agencies]

A gold miner prepares to climb down into a mine shaft in Manica Province near the Zimbabwe border September 18, 2010. Hundreds of miners work in individual claims rented from local landowners.[Photo/Agencies]

A gold miner climbs down into a mine shaft in Manica Province near the Zimbabwe border September 18, 2010. Hundreds of miners work in individual claims rented from local landowners. [Photo/Agencies]

Hundreds of miners work in individual claims rented from local landowners. (Agencies)

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