The mine's CEO Piotr Bojarski says the protesting committee has to take full responsibility for its actions and the consequences of the protest. Recent opinion given by him included comparing the strike leaders to terrorists taking hostages.
Financial losses so far amount to 32m PLN (€9m). The complainants are asking to be paid the same as miners who work for the same group."
The Budryk mine is one of the best of its kind in Poland and generates a huge income, and that is why we feel cheated. We see the request as a compromise on our part."
Video posted 20 December 2008
Video posted 19 December 2008
Video posted 3 January 2008