Côte d'Ivoire: The toxic truth: About a company called Trafigura, a ship called the Probo Koala, and the dumping of toxic waste in Côte d’Ivoire: Summary

Côte d'Ivoire: The toxic truth: About a company called Trafigura, a ship called the Probo Koala, and the dumping of toxic waste in Côte d’Ivoire: Summary

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Index Number: AFR 31/008/2012
Date Published: 25 September 2012
Categories: Cote D'ivoire

In August 2006, toxic waste was dumped in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. This is a summary of the report produced by Amnesty International and Greenpeace Netherlands following their investigation into the dumping. The report tells the story of corporate crime, human rights abuses and the failures of multiple governments to act to protect people and the environment from companies bent on making profit with scant regard for the human or environmental costs.


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