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Eternit Trial Update: The Defense Argues to Move the Case 

ADAO would like to share with you the Wednesday, October the 12th, 2011 La Stampa article by Alberto Gaino, Torino, Italy. We and many others around the world continue to follow the Eternit Trial and support the great cities of … Continue reading

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AFEVA: THE ETERNIT TRIAL: THE DEFENSE IS GIVEN LEAVE TO SPEAK

Associazione Famigliari e Vittime dell’Amianto (AFEVA) Association Nationale de Défense des Victimes de l’Amiante (ANDEVA)- NEW REPORT: THE TURIN TRIAL THE CASE FOR THE PROSECUTION On the 26th and 27th of September, the hearings of the Eternit trial in Turin … Continue reading

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ANDEVA (France) and “The Turin Trial: The Case for the Prosecution”

ANDEVA is a French NGO that, as the National Association for the defense of asbestos victims, brings together many victims’ groups, families, and public health activists concerned with problems linked to asbestos.  In 2011, ANDEVA members numbered approximately 23,000.  The … Continue reading

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Canada: “This is a critical moment for the Quebec asbestos industry” by Kathleen Ruff

This is a critical moment for the Quebec asbestos industry. Baljit Chadha, head of the consortium of investors who want to open the Jeffrey mine and exports millions of tons of asbestos to Asia, is presenting its financial plan to … Continue reading

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Asbestos Conference October 23 and 24 in Brussels by Eric Jonckheere

ABEVA and IOTA Asbestos Conference – Sunday, October 23 at the Bozar Palace in Brussels NEW Please email your asbestos victims’ photos on the wall of the Palais of Justice in Belguim by October 22, 2011 I am pleased to … Continue reading

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“Mesothelioma deaths reported to the WHO increased twofold in 15 years” by Dr. Vanya Delgermaa

Our paper entitled “Global mesothelioma deaths reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) between 1994 and 2008” was recently accepted by the Bulletin of the WHO and published online (http://www.who.int/bulletin/online_first/11-086678.pdf) The overall mortality rates of reported mesothelioma were less than 10 … Continue reading

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Eternit Trial Update by Silvana Mossano, La Stampa Journalist

Note: For the ease of global sharing, we have posted the La Stampa article in Italian and English “Sunday July the 17th, 2011 Alessandria edition of La Stampa by Silvana Mossano, Torino, Italy Arrivano i francesi. Saranno i 5 legali … Continue reading

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ETERNIT TRIAL UPDATE: 20 Years in Jail for Asbestos Billionaire

Turin, Italy, July 4th, 2011 Statement by the asbestos victims’ association of Casale Monferrato, Associazione Famigliari e Vittime dell’Amianto (AFEVA) “In a criminal trial in Turin, prosecutor Raffaele Guariniello delivered a closing statement in the trial of asbestos magnates Stephan … Continue reading

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“ROCA CONGRATULATES INDIA FOR CHANGING ITS POSITION ON CHRYSOTILE ASBESTOS”

Below is an important statement from the Rotterdam Convention Alliance (ROCA). The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization congratulates ROCA and our colleagues in Geneva on their momentous efforts to secure India’s support to include Chrysotile (white) asbestos in the Prior Informed … Continue reading

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Groups Ask Harper to Put Global Health ahead of Interests of Asbestos Lobby

More than two hundred environmental and health groups, labor unions, asbestos victims’ organizations, and scientists from around the world to urge Prime Minister Harper to support the listing of Chrysotile asbestos on the United Nations Rotterdam Convention’s “prior informed consent” … Continue reading

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