the Eternit trial report, Torino (Italy)
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The English-language monograph entitled Asbestos & The Great Asbestos Trial has been translated into Thai and Japanese and will be launched at meetings in Bangkok and Tokyo this month (November 2012). The widespread interest in the iconic Italian trial of former asbestos industry executives continues to grow as people look for ways to hold asbestos profiteers to account for the crimes they have committed.
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The landmark judgment handed down on February 13, 2012 by the Turin Criminal Court continues to reverberate in Italy and abroad. On July 16, 2012, it was reported that Schmidheiny’s legal team submitted a 500-page appeal which looks to overturn the verdict on grounds of constitutionality, jurisdiction and statute of limitations. Two weeks earlier, Turin Public Prosecutor Raffaele Guariniello announced he was calling for the sentences to be increased from 16 to 20…Continue
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On June 28 2012, the Turin Public Prosecutor who pioneered this case – Raffaele Guariniello – announced that he
had appealed the judgment. Considering the crimes committed, 16 years in jail was an insufficient punishment. Guariniello is calling for the sentences to be increased to 20 years for both defendants. The public prosecutor’s office, he added, is now investigating the deaths of 117 Italians who worked in the Swiss and German Eternit plants and as well as the asbestos deaths of…
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Congratulations to Niccolo' Bruna and Andrea Prandstraller for the screening of Dust: The Great Asbestos Trial at the Awareness Film Festival! Your amazing film continues to raise global asbestos awareness. Here is the article from Cinema without Borders http://cinemawithoutborders.com/news-issues/3048-dust-streaming.html
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The involvement of the Italian Government in the Turin proceedings has produced multiple benefits including pressure being exerted by Italian politicians on European Union officials to act on the European asbestos catastrophe. At a meeting in April 2012, the Italian Government called on EU Commissioner John Dalli to create an EU network of asbestos-related disease centres of excellence. See: Italian Government takes Asbestos Safety and Care Concerns to EU!…Continue
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Just weeks after the historic verdict in Turin, one of the world's leading asbestos lobbying groups closed down! On May 1, news was obtained which verified the fact that at the end of March 2012, the offices rented by the Chrysotile Institute in downtown Montreal had been vacated. Days later the Institute surrendered its charter to the Canadian Government and thereby signalled the end to nearly 30 years of asbestos lobbying. This is a historic event and one which is a huge victory for all…Continue
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We're glad to publish a news from Canda by Kathleen Ruff.
For 27 years, the federal government has financed the Chrysotile Institute (previously called the Asbestos Institute) and has given it over $20 million in funding. In…Continue
The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization has just posted a cumulative February blog roll which includes many blogs about your incredible Eternit trial and the amazing documentary Dust. Whew, what an incredible February! Cheers to unity.http://bit.ly/z8AaNq We will published our report next week with powerful videos confirming what we know, asbestos is a known human carcinogen and there is no safe level of exposure.
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The verdict handed down on February 13, 2012 by the Turin court was a historic indictment of the behaviour of corporate executives who sanctioned the use of dangerous working parties in the pursuit of profit.
Stephan Schmidheiny and Jean-Louis de Cartier de Marchienne were found guilty of crimes which led to the asbestos-related deaths of thousands of Italians.
After waiting for over three decades to see justice done, the verdict – 16 years in jail and…Continue
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Cara Romana, cara Daniela, Caro Bruno, Caro Nicola, cari tutti a Casale
Purtroppo, abbiamo dovuto lasciarvi per tornare qui in Belgio testimoniare di vostro vittoriosa lotta. Oggi siamo invitati a esprimere davanti a una commissione del senato belga nostri desideri per migliorare il fondo amiante creato cinque anni fa per le vittime di questa "malpolvere".
Sappiamo il lungo e duro combattimento che è stato il vostro : dolori, sofferenza, visi spariti tutto al lato del percorso.…
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Campaigners have welcomed the jailing for 16 years of two former owners of one of the world’s biggest asbestos…
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Will the judgement be guilty or not guilty in the ‘asbestos trial’ of the owners of the company Eternit, in Casale Monferrato, Italy?
After a two-year trial, a verdict is finally expected to be delivered by a court in Turin, in Europe’s biggest environmental health case.
Two asbestos industrialists face a possible 20 years in prison if convicted on charges they failed to protect workers of their company.
Nicola Pondrano, an ex-Eternit worker, said: “We call it dust in…Continue
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While waiting for the verdict, retired math and science teacher Giovanni Condolo, remembers a tour at the Ronzone plant where he was taking one of his classes from Ticineto on a school trip.
The story was posted on Facebook yesterday: ‘The managers welcomed us and took us round the facilities’.
Then they got annoyed when a girl asked them how many people who worked at Eternit ever reached retirement age. The teacher asked the girl why she was…Continue
La Stampa, 10.1.2012 - SILVANA MOSSANO, CASALE MONFERRATO
download PDF: La Stampa, Casale resta città simbolo
“La fiaccolata e la rassegna musicale sono stati la più alta dimostrazione di…Continue
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MY BLOGSPOT IS http://fernandagiannasi.blogspot.com/
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STEPHAN SCHMIDHEINY: Il “BILL GATES SVIZZERO” O “IL PADRINO” DELL’ASBESTO?
LA MIRABOLANTE STORIA DI UN UOMO D’AFFARI
Ecco come Stephan Schmidheiny, il miliardario svizzero erede dell’impero Eternit, si difende pubblicamente dall’accusa di aver permesso per quasi un secolo l’uso dell’amianto nelle imprese familiari sparse per il mondo. Lo…Continue
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Decretada de Utilidade Pública Federal através da Portaria n.º 2.413 de 16 de dezembro de 2.005 do Ministério da Justiça, Secretaria Nacional de Justiça, Departamento de Justiça, Coordenação de Justiça, Títulos e Qualificação…Continue
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