Migrant workers helped build China’s economic miracle, now they are dying because of it

Migrant workers in China

  • They laid the foundations for Shenzhen’s skyscrapers, and its prosperity, and became wealthy in the process. But the labourers from Hunan paid a deadly price
  • They didn’t know they had risked their health. Now, as the effects of construction dust take hold, the men are mobilising to hold those responsible to account