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21 September 2018

Kenya: UN Human Rights Office supports poor community take legal action against lead poisoning by a smelter

Author: United Nations Human Rights Office

"Lead poisoning on Kenya's Coast: A Poor Community Fights Back"...

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20 September 2018
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Author: RFI

« Madagascar: mobilisation de riverains contre la société d'extraction QMM », 20 septembre 2019...

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12 September 2018

Opinion: Oil discovery in Uganda portends more harm than good for local communities

Author: Diana Nabiruma (Africa Institute for Energy Governance ), in Africa Centre for Media Excellence (Uganda)

"Op-ed – Uganda’s hope in oil benefits is misplaced"...

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6 September 2018

China: Woman sues housing agency after her husband died of cancer allegedly caused by unsafe level of chemicals in apartment he rented

Author: Ni Dandan, Sixth Tone (China)

"Woman Sues Housing Platform Ziroom Over Deadly Chemical", 3 Sep 2018...

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4 September 2018
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Author: Le Monde

« Au Canada, les fabricants d'opiacés seront poursuivis en justice », 30 août 2018...

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4 September 2018
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Author: Marina Fabre, Novethic France (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Glyphosate : Un agriculteur français atteint d'un cancert porte plainte contre Monsanto », 31 août 2018...

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4 September 2018
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Author: Fatou Ndiaye, Sud Quotidien (Sénégal)

"Conséquences de l’exploitation des ressources naturelles à Kédougou - L'horreur dans l"or", 29 août 2018...

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4 September 2018
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30 August 2018
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Las sucesivas emergencias que afectan la salud de la población de Quintero, que incluyeron intoxicaciones a más de 100 personas y el cierre de escuelas públicas, conllevaron a la protesta de la población local que exigen el cierre de las industrias en...

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30 August 2018

Metal Refinery (EPZ) lawsuit (re lead pollution in Kenya)

In 2016, the Centre for Justice Governance and Environmental Action (CJGEA) instituted a class action lawsuit on behalf of the Owino Uhuru community in a Kenyan Environment and Land Court in relation to lead contamination and poisoning....

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