The Eighth Story: Persecution and Threats

The eighth “Story about Coal” by Yana Tannagasheva. A video about the persecution and repression faced by opponents of barbaric coal mining.

People who have stood up for their land against the barbaric practices of coal mining are systematically subjected to persecution and threats from both coal companies and government bodies. Because in Russia, government and business have common interests. When people come out to rallies or demonstrations, they are arrested by the police. Then come trials, fines, jail. They’re perverting people’s fates…