Where ships come to die: While the business is a profitable one for many Asian workers, it's also a deadly one [India & Bangladesh]

Author: Associated Press, Published on: 29 June 2006

The conditions [in Indian ship-breaking yards] that so quickly turned the Chinese- and Canadian-owned luxury liner into a deathtrap...are stirring a worldwide controversy that has stung the Indian government into taking action and led to the drafting of an international agreement to police the industry. But Greenpeace and other advocacy groups say the remedies aren't enough...Conditions are worse in Bangladesh, activists say. [refers to Shiv Ship Breaking Co.]

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