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Presenting the ANROEV Network Newsletter “OSH Rights” Issue Number 40

Posted on July 12, 2017 We are delighted to share the Asian Network for the Rights Of Occupational and Environmental Victims (ANROEV) Network Newsletter: “OSH Rights,” Issue Number 40. Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Rights is a quarterly newsletter on Occupational Health and … Continue reading

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Latidos del corazón de la tragedia: El asbesto explicado en el nuevo PSA de ADAO y ‘The Animated Activist’, disponible en seis idiomas

“Asbesto: El asesino usted no puede ver” Objetivos para difundir la conciencia sobre el asbesto a los jóvenes, las familias y los trabajadores de todo el mundo LOS ÁNGELES – 16 de mayo de 2017 – A las enfermedades como … Continue reading

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MEDIA EVENT NOTICE: Global petition demanding action on chrysotile and reform of the Rotterdam Convention to be handed to COP President Rotterdam Convention Tuesday 2nd May

GLOBAL ASBESTOS ACTION ALLIANCE MEDIA EVENT NOTICE Global petition demanding action on chrysotile and reform of the Rotterdam Convention to be handed to COP President Rotterdam Convention Tuesday 2nd May Where:                   Front Entrance Centre International de Conférences Genève (CICG) … Continue reading

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Press Release: Global Asbestos Action Alliance confronts global asbestos industry – Good CoP/ Bad CoP?

Press Release Geneva, 24 April 2017 Global Asbestos Action Alliance confronts global asbestos industry – Good CoP/ Bad CoP? For more than a decade the asbestos industry has blocked the wishes of the rest of the world and refused to … Continue reading

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GBAN Deeply Mourns the Loss of Australian Charter Member Lou Williams

Posted on April 18, 2017 The Global Ban Asbestos Network (GBAN) mourns the loss of our own beloved Australian Mesothelioma Warrior, Louise “Lou” Williams, who passed away on April 18, 2017, after courageously battling mesothelioma for more than 14 years. The impact Lou … Continue reading

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GUEST BLOG: “Dockers’ Importance in Asbestos Worldwide Commerce” by Francisco Báez Baquet

Posted on March 11, 2017 Translation: Irene Iglesias Díaz-González (Original text, in Spanish language, published in: «Rebelión», February 6, 2017) “Children who aren’t even born yet will die of asbestos related disease” Bill Shorten, minister for education, employment and workplace … Continue reading

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AFeVA PRESS RELEASE: Turin Prosecution appeals the decision of the Investigating magistrate of Turin in the Court of Cassation

Posted on January 19, 2017 A new leaf in the book of the legal battle as the Turin Prosecution appeals the decision of the Investigating magistrate of Turin in the Court of Cassation. It is a battle which AFEVA has … Continue reading

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“Eternit on Trial in Belgium” by Dr. Barry Castleman

Posted on January 19, 2017 “Eternit on Trial in Belgium” by Dr. Barry Castleman In Belgium, the trial court awarded 260,000 euros to the Jonckheere family for the death of Eric Jonckheere’s mother in 2000 from environmentally caused mesothelioma.  In … Continue reading

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“Lessons Learned from the Asbestos Spy” by Hazards Magazine Editor Rory O’Neil

“Lessons Learned from the Asbestos Spy” by Hazards Magazine Editor Rory O’Neil Posted on January 12, 2017 There’s quite a few cautionary lessons [regarding the Rob Moore asbestos spy case], some of which I didn’t anticipate. These were reinforced by the … Continue reading

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“Familial Mesothelioma: ‘The Serial Killer’ of the Corporative Crime” by Francisco Báez Baquet

Posted on January 12, 2017 By: Francisco Báez Baquet Translation: Irene Iglesias Díaz-González (Original text, in Spanish language, published in: «Rebelión», 12 Nov. 2016  Preliminary note The present study consists in an update of the content of chapter number 3 … Continue reading

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