Mining in East-Java is probably one of the few places where no tourist would like to go for enjoyment.
This area is full of danger and sulfur pollution.
Photo journalist Philipp Aldrup went there and took these pictures of laborers working in that dangerous zone. Showing the amazing yellow, gray and blue rocks with hard working miners ruining their health for $5 a day so that the whole world will get vulcanize rubber, bleach sugar, fertilize flowers...
The discrepancy between a most beautiful scenery and a relentless exploitation of labor just makes the injustice of our global economic management even more apparent. Said Philipp Aldrup