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Victory for Safe Jobs and the Environment: High Court Halts Deadly Shipbreaking on the Beaches of Bangladesh

18 March 2009 As a result of a petition filed by the Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA), the Bangladeshi High Court has directed the Department of Environment (DoE) to ensure that all shipbreaking yards operating without environmental clearance close their operations within two weeks. None of the 36 shipbreaking yards in Chittagong currently have an environmental clearance. The decision therefore effectively shuts down an industry that has been highly criticized by (...) read

date of on-line publication : 27 March 2009

Basel Action Network

The Digital Dump: Exporting Re-use and Abuse to Africa

> October 2005, Basel Action Network (...)

This report reveals that up to 75% of the computers and electronics shipped to Africa supposedly for re-use is actually junk, unrepairable and unable to be resold. Much of the useless equipment ends up being dumped and burned in open air dumps and ditches, posing health threats to local residents and workers.


date of on-line publication : 30 November 2005

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