Lawsuit brought in UK high court against Trafigura on behalf of Ivory Coast victims after ship it chartered dumped toxic waste, killing 10 & injuring thousands

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8 November 2006

Ivory Coast toxic waste disaster claim issued in High Court

Author: Leigh Day

High Court proceedings have just been issued on behalf of people in the Ivory Coast who have suffered widespread death and injury as a result of exposure to toxic chemicals unloaded from the Probo Koala, a tanker, on August 18th 2006. The ship had been chartered by Trafigura, a company the West End of London. The dumping of the toxic waste in Abidjan led to the death of ten Ivory Coast residents, and injured up to 100,000 local people.

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1 November 2006

Trafigura - press releases

Author: Trafigura

[Statements by Trafigura include: "Trafigura Appoints Lord Fraser Of Carmyllie To Conduct Inquiry"; "The Probo Koala & the Ivory Coast - Misconceptions"]

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