Make India Asbestos Free

Make India Asbestos Free
For Asbestos Free India

Journal of Ban Asbestos Network of India (BANI). Asbestos Free India campaign of BANI is inspired by trade union movement and right to health campaign. BANI has been working since 2000. It works with peoples movements, doctors, researchers and activists besides trade unions, human rights, environmental, consumer and public health groups. BANI demands criminal liability for companies and medico-legal remedy for victims.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

How Canada exports death and disease to the developing world

Even though asbestos is banned in over 50 countries, Canada continues blocking international action to control its use, financially supporting asbestos industry spin doctors and promoting the continued trade of this toxic cancer-causing substance to the developing world despite it being effectively banned in Canada.

Managing editor David Donovan reports on a nation that has become an international pariah through what some have described as its “racist” double-standards.

The full text is available here:
9 April, 2012

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