The French discovered Tunisia’s first phosphate deposits in 1885. From that date onward, the rich resources have been transported to nearby industrial cities of Sfax, Gabes and Tunis for refinement and export. Gafsa, the 9th most populated city in Tunisia, lies 330 km southwest of Tunis and is best known for phosphate and its derivative industries. Minerals from Gafsa are exported to 34 countries all over the world
Mohamed from Mdhilla , showing the impact of blasting in surface mines on his house.
Nermine, Mohamed's daughter was born with a facial birth defect. she is suffering from cleft lip caused by environmental pollution mainly coming from toxins ejected by the Phosphate company.
Mohamed application was rejected