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Al Jazeera Film: People & Power - Dumping Ground

Ecologist

20th May, 2009

Al Jazeera's five-part series, 'Corporations on Trial' looks at some of the rapidly growing law suits across the world today.

The first episode in the Corporations on Trial series, Ivory Coast: Dumping Ground charts the history of the case against Dutch-based oil trader Trafigura and the dumping of toxic waste in the Ivory Coast in 2006

The largest class action in British history, human rights lawyer Martyn Day is representing 30,000 Ivorians who are suing the company in U.K courts.

Watch Dumping Ground below:

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