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I am drawn in by the land and seeing the insane amount of people working. And then you see a young boy sweating with torn up clothes on, without shoes on in the hot dirt. And as you are drawn past the young boy, you see a huge going farther down than you can see with people all around digging. Then you can smell the fresh dirt as they dig it up in the look for gold and metals, and the sweat from the tired people working, As you feel the dirt it is hot from the sun beating down on it, but smooth from being moved around. They use black and white in the photo, and he used an angle to show the vast amount of people and show huge the hole is.
And these mines are filled with children, men, women being forced to dig most of their days instead of anything else. And it causes other pain and suffering along their way to riches by rebels which is very illegal. The government of Kinshas the capital is very weak and corrupt, leaving this vast nation corrupt at its core. The remote east has plunged straight into anarchy, carved up by hodgepodge of rebel groups that help bankrolls their brutality with stolen minerals. Marcus Bleasdale dose conferences and speeches to spread the word and takes award winning photos to show truly what’s happening in Congo.
In Congo it’s not just the adults being put to work, most are forced to work no matter the as long as they can work. “Armed groups have long dominated small mines in the3 beast of Congo, a legacy of nearly two decades of war and unrest. A study by the Antwert- based International peace information service found that 64 percent of gold mines in Congo work under the influences of armed actors, most commonly government soldiers.’ (Arron Ross)
Marcus Bleasdale hold meeting over the issue in Congo and talks about the injustice taking place as he has seen firsthand. And he captures what he see with award winning photos. And there was been meeting addressing the point in multiple viewpoints, what and who could take action.
Marcus Bleasdale is very emotional about the issue of Congo. As he has conducted many conferences talking about what the government is doing and the people are doing in their positions. So he spreads the word and is trying to get other to take action. And America is the biggest buyer of their goods, and could boycott until there is change.
The people of Congo are being used and abused by rebels and government soldiers. To be used to dig for mineral that they sell to countries. Marcus Bleasdale is working extremely hard to bring knowledge to the public to bring change to there injustice,
Abuse of Congo