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africa. my name is daniel lomborg i'm a filmmaker and this has been my most challenging personal film really thinks that after that it's going to be does that affect both race largest us best of spacetime in india possibly even south asia. the story of ordinary people fighting a global industry has been getting away with mass murder. an industry protected by powerful politicians and it all starts in my small village in belgium. i had a wonderful childhood this green paradise. just opposite my home there's
a big company. at dicks at an it. thousands of people who work there. my father worked there too as a union man. i work in the factory during the holidays so i could buy my 1st camera . it takes at the need paid for houses food and my studies it brought a lot of prosperity to families in the region this was the unquestioned reality of my you'd. one day more than 50 years later an indian lawyer comes to my village. parents and ethics underneath has a dark and hidden history buried in india. you run a factory in another country and you don't tell these people that it's unsafe you don't provide any of the safety equipment you dump asbestos like this and then you
leave. as a huge rise in the use of asbestos in india and around 198-0008 increases a lot softly and that's because between 1908 and around 2004 i think as best as they came by and then. in europe. it takes its image is a company that made us vesta's products as best as is a mineral that can be mind like coal and you don't asbestos is made of fiber he said that one fiber of his best is actually contains millions of small fibers which cannot be seen with a naked eye not even through an ordinary microscope only cars come up to me. in the early fifty's as best as fiber mixed with cement was considered a miracle provoked that was meant to last for. eternity. level in gong show we
are fortunate in our industry in that it's best to us and cement constitute what i call a perfect match for. this miracle brother was used in the house schools public buildings. even the european commission building in brussels was packed full of as best as problems could be game a booming business making the owners of at the exits are neat the ems and family one of the richest in belgium. in 1964 scientific research by american dr selek of proved that as best as was legal. as a union man my father knew about the scientific proof he did his best to warn the workers but many of his colleagues became sick. in healing as best as fibers can cause as bestows his lung cancer and measure tell your mom. breathing in these
fibers for even short periods of time can cause cancer the symptoms of this cancer can take many years to develop 15 years sometimes 30 to 40 years and there is no known cure. why didn't my father warn me about the dangers. why the allow me to work in these deadly dust. just before he died he even told me to leave the matter all on for him as best us was a thing of the past. i decided to ignore his last wish and proof that the company he worked for is part of a worldwide industry that's causing death and destruction to this day. according to the world health organization officially more entry on their 1000
citizens are expected to die from mesothelioma by 2030 in the e.u. . eric is an activist who founded a big an organization for victims of us best os. by my dad was a technical engineer he started working at header net in 1953 he developed mesothelioma which was diagnosed in brussels and he died 6 months later in 1970 i mean it sort of was. so i had drug bust him whoa. one of my sons told me that then the doctor had told him that morning that evening he told me mom you have the same illness as dad. and i managed. so i couldn't believe it it was incredible. to have quite a few weeks after d.c.
interview françoise boss the way. she left behind 5 sons eric is the eldest of. eric and his family lived in the shadow of the factory was in the 5 brothers go there exposed because of as best as in the environment. for them it was your house far from the company. no just across the road from the factory entrance was 50 meters away. in a bathroom for the beds then loaded came in 100 meters away for we would take the kids to watch nice little. not only their experiments but 2 of his brothers died of us best to. sit there shut for the moment each time we were just getting over our latest loss and bam more bad news hit us again so christmas is no longer the family gathering that it used to be. the for me get on the very. unfortunate
died was refused compensation. and greatest lee started the lawsuit against ethics eternity. vulgarly youngcare a family claims ethernet knew that his festus is dangerous and harmful to health but the company's lawyer says it and it did not know and was not at fault. if they did with the knowledge they had at that time ater not acted as could be expected from any normal industrial company in similar circumstances so they are not at fault. i think that in its policy has always been to minimize the dangers of as best us know what you can eat our lungs were created by god to breathe in fresh air from the our debit from the seaside but they weren't created to prevent dust or big i mean it's you know when you've got a special dose of that you get dust filming and that is definitely not
a good thing because of however the research we. had done at the university of leviathan proves that even at the moment of sawing hardly any is best does is released into the air and therefore the danger is almost 0. manager from the 1st died of an as best as related to zeus. in 1976 when that is the game the president of the air i a. and lobbied hard to promote as best us. as best as in the environment is classified as an extremely low risk just like taking one beer per day. at the exit and it flourished and soon became a multinational company with factories in the netherlands friends boehm italy all over europe. many internationalists best us corporations went bankrupt because of us best us victims lawsuits at exeter and took over factories from troubled
competitors and so they became a dominant world player. in 1981 in a meeting at 6 at an it had a new opportunity to benefit from. fiber the mountain developing countries is expected to continue to rise over the long term. i think the internet soon acquires as best as factories in developing countries in africa south america and asia india it takes internet at 5 factories. one of these factories in time or is well known to india a lawyer to prove mukherjee. the factories have been opened up yet to take advantage of lax laws soul wonder why why are you here so we're trying to bring a case here in belgium i've been trying to see the options but you know or to get
a clear labels i'm against it's an order and a court case against. e-text the parent company saying that you knew very well when you were operating these factories that i spent all swiss costly jen and yet you operate at these factories negligent well over a court case we were able to prove done since 960 treating you so no way they can say when they were doing that in the ninety's until 2002 they cannot say that i didn't know and look at it it's everywhere. what's happened there's nothing less than corporate publicized. if you made a decision that has cost the lives of people then you should be held accountable for it in a criminal court. i wanted to see time more of myself but i was hesitating.
i've been exposed to his business my whole life like most of my villagers my lungs are affected. and i think my father would have worn me. not to go to india. welcome to the everything his face time. with with the home all in a texas jury now sound bites in the end also. the factory was built in the thirty's by an english company at xander need both the company in 89 and named it everest. when as best as was banned in belgium in 98 at they said their need kept as best as production going until 2002.
then they sold their business to an indian family. the current indian owners did not want us to film in the factory. so we can see better from the top. but local people took me into blue today rooftop. this is the mother blog. the fed does well the fuss about the cyclone in india. just brings also back memories you know it's all very similar even the roof of the factory is very similar. so many people work in the factory now. it is a. 250 people. and it runs 24 hours here 3 every day shifts night 3 i mean a 7 of 7. clearly see the sheets over there being piled up and they'll be taken himself and his factories for the north so should be for sold anywhere in north.
asbestos seeks to roll back the fear the pharmacy men she would have. which are the ones that use in india. he sells everything the from soaks through toothpaste and sweets so he selling asbestos sheets with sweets. so what we know is that if i was a man and sheets off a sometimes thought to degrade we could even see it already in these new sheets yeah at the edge of it it's already started degrading and and then the fibers will come out from not. if you go anywhere in india you'll see 5 this memory thing empathizes being a kind of strong building material that lasts for a long time that will protect you from the sun it will take you from the rain.
start to my your coach and he gets up in the sea hundreds and hundreds of tonnes of asbestos. since 997 when companies closed in the west the consumption of us bestest products quadrupled in india. used to see it on a boat full of. stuff while i was walking in the factories of it doing their best kind are often not allowed to go well there's the boy. i've done that. was clearly drawn from this very good one thing about this vegas and i saw this work is from south africa. my father said something that made me bother snowballs and yeah yeah yeah you do that this is used reports in your parents. but you really think my honey i saw the end of the parent. of a and then you went home scratching if that's you know that. says my wife had
a lot never met another man in my life and i seriously really are you know i need direct that is called in my lap ok. the management our lives in the shadow of the factory. the houses built by the factory for the workers are entirely constructed from us the best the sheets. the area they live on is known as the as best as compound. how do you feel about living in this house and become henry changing yourself and. what about these 5 guys are wired to live there you are hoping that. well i was very happy. i used to do. then and then they can go on i used to enjoy it they don't they're in the classroom and on the other side of the fence there is waste weren't you worried about them you scored a vote is
a separate and resigned then they dump the guy as whom is quite separate from them . well let's look which anita i know nothing of because i never knew of owned a home of does the state is bad news about me in seeing and the children didn't know either nono no one in the rich even the right colors even on one i did mine they were not level yet let it. go for. her i'm ready. i think. obviously asbestos crisis time in the soil goats crawling precipice toes. this is the everest industry school over that got 400 students with a get a queen. 8 and 14 discord with it as best as roof next to or dare i go.
you can see the fibers like these new styles breaking down. not even any of the bad things in the coming and going no warnings rewarding yeah it's just open like this you know. when did this start 9298. $9298.00 so that's at 6 epic start yeah. for the chase and belgium i got in touch with the canadian scientists and they could hear survey they found that there were many thanks and it doesn't surprise me because i. have testers waist 630600000 i was like yeah. like just asbestos spacetime but india and possibly even south asia. 600 dollars and square meters is the equivalent of one on their den 20 football fields. people
for the run and ready to start to bring to us as before did i look up. ground 3000 people are living on the streets. but. i will give those one of them in the way you can see this if i were younger the 1st christmas i got a job just to get some to go out on the meaning of a given to go i was good to him again all over the only thing that made me mad unlike the mean visible look of the world and even when you're young you are totally lost i thought this is quite common in the north american response we now force the mark of nearly like the going to mean when the government took on a lot of them aren't going to let you know just what the quality of his due diligence was just visiting the why are you unwilling to make your only causes here
the point is these are all true of people yeah and they give the green but this land and you know they're not telling about the waste and as a consequence of building are not not come now they are out of this before making this building they're not aware of this fact. here's the but as an international activist eric has come to crime or to a to go with his legal case against it take sentiment to be. ok.
i need to see how bad it has been reproduced your goal to duplicate it looks like they did such a good job. when that's enough for these subsidies without the fucking morons and i'm all in calcutta and climates a lot on the train more than sucked out and they opened another one in nasik in 1995. you are telling me that even though they knew that as business was injures and they were going to stop you know forced to stop in belgium in 983 years before the deadline they opened up a new one the one i got they believe they have a thick skin and i thought that they could continue manufacturing asbestos knowing what they knew about the circumstances especially on spray can diseases in your
disease what what make me mad and what makes me travel the world with the stuff. you have hospice stores use how many percent isn't going to live 10 months and i know i'm suffering more but it is all right you know actually destroying a few bars and because i really felt badly. when i walk i go from the entry up to temp and. i become reduced. i know i'm not. but i.
did know that over time. he should have been point 8 that's 2 liters point it should be true but here we go to 1.69 vs doing these tactics and i've given him a disability off 30 percent 309 and 50 in his fifty's and then he did these 6 years to 6 years. he also never read his hands in drawings but things and pointed up and put in machines this iteration of working with ross this is change when it came or was it's the same. image of the day they provided us with helmets to protect our heads in the end it's only the ok to do the work the herds do not provide for their market loves to protect their lungs they get no give have that's you know. in a document of at the internet of 81 we can read it was important that the relevant
homebase standards should be applied to subsidiaries. yet we discover that the standards were never applied and the reason why they were never applied is also to be found in the same document is best as in health issue in most developing countries is not yet acute. the one time devoted. inspired by his father who organize similar makeshift medical centers to blue started working in india as a volunteer we're looking at the length of time that they're exposed to asbestos they're only exposed to asbestos if you know it's close when you're married. we need to find out when they were married to see when they were exposed. to help the people of crime work in the surrounding area with their medical documents and get
them. from i was sorry it's strange to see this logo here in india but if you leave off the everest you know it's as if i'm back home to the us the. doctor can bust out the perk of us. next. year. i'm a surgeon i mean i was an associate professor i was a lecturer in a department i don't need money for them occupation medicine you can only earn money if you work for the company but if you work for the company you cannot diagnose occupational business so the only way you can do it if you don't want to work. i want to be who i'm suffering but i don't speak up in these otherwise i'll lose my job i think you know i have young daughters and
a son who is studying if i don't work of name how will we survive kind of gaza. we're going to need a lot of the going in the other sorts of employing the even if they don't work every day and there was limited i mean it's like i lived their lives like them or i mean they work in their work and they don't work there was a union because there were no money to eat. so you have got a disability bus and they don't 60 presence exubera. has seen their voice loss of weight loss of every day in order to eat going to dream probably has got a lot of guilt and that as business he lives on the bubble of the moment there and he needs some proper treatment by standing actually for a medical doctor not to be able to leave him completely. literally and.
it was made clear to me you know my wife you know something. was not her. i want her to live with me for a. part of their lives you have to face it. are you going to have to die. i mean they should not only did did they do that philosophy of life everyone has their day this is what i would look like this is why i like. father joseph you have been priests here for all of this you already did if you burials players even this only
one boy you dismiss 39 years old for not knowing the demand. just died yet of course we are the same problem. the fact is that that was i think youth thing but they did not provide a problem medical facility even for daily take up any person who isn't a vet is hard then that's it is it is that only option left to me is that. and again there are no official scientific statistics in india. conservative estimates are that $100000.00 people are affected by asbestos related diseases in indiana every day or every year but go in and record it it's already globally the largest. occupational disease asbestosis globally and this is going to be replicated in this country it's going to be going to be so they are not some nonsense say in public that is not sent. by the plague whatever that is the only
option. for. 600 people visited the makeshift medical center. the number of people diagnosed with those distortions this 125. for his lawsuit against antics entered it to write it on all of their testimonies. but on most papers i can see it's a neat to say my 6 yann for death period. there's no conversation right to that area there's no there's no compensation. there. we would like to thank you for welcoming us your with open your doors so we could talk with your we could meet new
faces my mother she was 66 years old. these bleak and she was mad. we trust that in turn leads they say they do us no danger of us but we realize that they lie. we hold not the looters we'll be taken to justice and we'll pay for the cleanup. there is nothing we can do for the people who passed away but we must be thinking about the future generation it started down the it is gone but station metronet has got to pay yes i am not going to find out i don't. have the little lady said you know i can thank you. and take it in these ideas some man you see and believe to be honest.
i really i really long read you on my a.t.v. i mean i do need to be really no nice i mean obviously on a month i'm a new woman and after that i believe i'll break not to be made up of we're doing normal adama best to stick with. rick. after 16 long years in the case of francoise young kid versus ethics at the nit the family's lawyer is finally handed to no official verdict i just hope that if it's difficult would look at the court recognize this and turn its responsibility and states. that ethernet as a multinational and world player knew or should have known that exposure to asbestos can cause mesothelioma and that they should have known this since the mid sixty's since we did on the ohss the reason beechwood off it's like david against
goliath we have this meeting goliath it takes more time when the means are unequal groups. of. several. years old and today france was young kara has won her battle for me i'm 30 m. sons family and you have written one of the darkest pages in belgium industrial history get it while you manufacture roofs but you prefer to stay in the shadow and we were able to prove to the court that they knew they knew. thanks. also us from suarez who passed away confident rest in peace next to pierre they are appalling and stuff ours is the fun
we don't view we miss you. it's true i mustn't remain silent if you keep i'll cry out to him and i must bear up until this is all. this is a live satisfying. time is short if you see. eric's victory has opened the doors for other claimants all over the world. i joined do brewing on them to discuss whether he saw an opportunity for the numerous victims of crime or to have someone settling there was he asked me what my precise connection was to british filmmaker problem or. officer while he started emailing and phoning and giving numbers of other people at a certain point he came to my village he's a very nice guy. i was wrong to reveal that rob moore was
a corporate sponsor. rockmore now claims to have been a double agent but the fact remains that he infiltrated numerous anti as best as movements throughout the world is spying gathered information of activists from india thailand indonesia and vietnam. information that could be used to in their day work and their claims against the as best as industry activists can now be tracked and killed. one of the things that makes me angry is it has the names and identities and photographs and voice recordings of all of these people without their permission. there are photographs in these files of him sitting with people are dying from aids or vietnam so he is sitting with me those these are 3 m. of victims and using them as a cover. to spy for the rest of his trees that really is
something that makes me angry. as business is still being mined in brazil china and in russia in a time gold is best. if you still exported to countries like india it's a $1000000000.00 business. turns out more spying was funded by the biggest as best as mining company in kazakhstan it proves how far they are willing to go to stop the banning of us best us saying mother. was there now are you. going to have your thing i left a lady i will eat me yeah i'm here to find you. for the 1st time in her life traveled by plane it's
a big day she's invited to speak in geneva in front of united nations at the business and human rights forum. need my love there milosevic on behalf of the victims in india a good passes but in a way it is all the victims of asbestos who will speak out today you know to another mother you know you know it's a nasty but other mother speaking out a mother who sees her children losing their health hope. to despair do you hope to meet someone from a text here to see so could my j.k. secretly my help the management or the c.e.o. will be here but i don't think they're going to come from both spot measurable spackle but i bet they'll send someone who's got a big ear because only. it takes ethernet declined to participate in our film because not all conditions are sufficiently yet in order to respond positively to your request.
you are here to fight for the rights of the people of our nervous look at our last order we don't know if many people from all over the world come to listen to. our door made me. a route not knowing. how our fans i made my last and come from india in my age yes. i have seen through many good. living a dream for live born with the flaws of the debt. whatever it is when happy but now i'm going to need a bold generation this will not survive one this. one then i
would of been right many hope they may have did so i had serious talks. i was told was that he does this just released this should be he did reduce the. turnout has got to pay the 2nd thing some compensation should be given to them if dems and the tarp thing now does this issue big bad and good thing. am i right. don't do thing in this group. see i think we all have become birth yet. we have handy. and we have rather literally. lived through all of their money. we should be. mark we need only.
this is ugly definitely. was you know was to do good for you one thing is that. you know. that's simply illegal this is not the way to. do so not really do you. and i as a. crisis dive as best as is still not on the list of banned products. during the assembly of the rotterdam convention countries take decisions on which hazardous chemicals will be banned. convention meets the consensus of all the member states major producing countries have blocked it since 2006 kid against kazakhstan russia zimbabwe
and india. we have committed over 7 foot boarding house come on back east flood a couple of more years you didn't buy to woodlawn with this chemical and it in use is created man made has ill effects the only difference is the quantity and the exquisite isn't it you sound like a real specialist i hope one day your country will manage also to bend as best as goods and. so it looks like it's going to take some time but in the end time means let me tell you adapt it to diet snitched will that. i wasn't under the impression that this pestis would die a natural death. and meanwhile more and more people die. during the convention i tried to talk to representatives of the russian as best as industry. you know sir you speak english and. in the us we only see the russian. when i talk to you about the situation in kazakhstan or russia or not. we are for open
discussion certainly more. than a lot of issues are going to like you and so i mean we understand that the prohibition of its use will lead to the loss of 100000 jobs which country here is willing to lose that many jobs which. 86 percent of lung cancer gives advice don't back book various kind of its users there is no status because of article any very international authentically does it warning the monks guys of us and based on a lot of pressure dial investors ugh i am still bleaching your present eula b.s. them we consider them to be adding of chrysotile us bestest in agendum 3 would have serious name. of consequences for the economy and all our citizens economy you fail a body other than. your acquired consensus is not reached i propose that we simply evolve it and that is you to the next call to the consideration for the next
call the decision to ban as best as is once again are my postponed and here you must remain. under a new rule by the environmental protection agency as best as is now legally allowed back in us manufacturing. a russian mining company puts drums face on it as best as products too many people have died continue dying and will die because of as best us one can only admire the courage and determination of ordinary people take action and make a difference. and it looks like the fight for justice will continue well into the 21st century. my father and i had our differences.
but i think you would agree that if we allow companies to keep putting profit over people. these fish a circle of greed will continue for eternity. climate change. sustainability. environmental projects. give globalization effect biodiversity species runs relations exploitation. human rights displacement. of the global and current of local action.
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