Tag Archives: asbestosis

UK: Canada House Trafalgar Square Protest was a success!

UK: Canada House Trafalgar Square Protest was a success!  The UK has the highest incidence of mesothelioma world-wide, and some of the many protesters’ whose loved ones died from mesothelioma ask how many more deaths are needed to stop this … Continue reading

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ADAO Commends Asbestos Victims’ Organizations’ Joint Letter and “Voices on the Wall” Campaign, Demonstrating Global Unity in Call to “Say No to Jeffrey Mine” in Canada

For Immediate Release: December 8, 2010 ADAO Commends Asbestos Victims’ Organizations’ Joint Letter and “Voices on the Wall” Campaign, Demonstrating Global Unity in Call to “Say No to Jeffrey Mine” in Canada  Hundreds of Asbestos Victims Worldwide Make Urgent Request … Continue reading

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“Human Life Is More Important Than Asbestos Industry Profits”

Press Release: DECEMBER 7, 2010   Human life is more important than asbestos industry profits, says Solidarity Delegation from Asia to Québec MONTREAL – A delegation from Asia, including activists, a trade unionist and victims of asbestos arrived in Québec to … Continue reading

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“Mouvement Pro Chrysotile” Press Release

As a mesothelioma widow and Co-Founder of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), I am shocked with the December 7, 2010 Mouvement Pro Chrysotile Press Release.  Excerpt: “As stated by the spokesperson for the Mouvement Pro Chrysotile, Mr Serge Boislard: “The pathetic determination … Continue reading

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Press Release:”Blood in the Canadian Snow”, United Kingdom

Press Release: December 6, 2010 “Blood in the Canadian Snow”, Asbestos Victims Support Groups’ Forum UK Asbestos widows and victim support groups have called on Britons not to holiday in Canada this winter until it stops mining and exporting asbestos.  … Continue reading

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End Canadian Asbestos Exports to Asia

 “Asbestosis victims plan hunger strike”     Former asbestos miners are silently speaking out to send Canada a powerful message: Stop mining and exporting asbestos to developing countries.   We must encourage as many people as we can to “SPEAK FROM THE HEART” … Continue reading

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words, Eric Jonckheere, Belgium

Eric Jonckheere, Co-président ABEVA and GBAN Charter Member

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BWI: “Calling for Ban on Chrysotile Asbestos”

Thanks to Kathleen Ruff and the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) – the excellent article from the Canadian Journal of Public Health “Ban All Production and Export of Chrysotile Asbestos“, is now online.  Please take time to read this powerful … Continue reading

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Manila, Philippines: Demonstration in support of the Asian delegation to Quebec, Canada to press against the opening of an underground asbestos mine

The Associated Labor Unions (ALU), Building and Woodworkers International (BWI) and Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) will stage a demonstration around the Canadian Embassy in Manila.  The demonstration will support the Asian delegation to Quebec, Canada to press … Continue reading

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“Voices on the Wall”: Tell Canadian Prime Minister Harper to stop exporting asbestos

“Voices on the Wall” Tell Canadian Prime Minister Harper to stop exporting asbestos! FACEBOOK: Post your message, photo or video on the Global Ban Asbestos Network (GBAN) Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/gbanAsbestos or email victims@gban.net to have your message posted.  “Voices on the Wall” Flyer Deadly … Continue reading

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