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my name is daniel lomborg i'm a filmmaker and this has been my most challenging personal film really thinks it afterwards it's got me is that after both ways roger scott best will face them and then again possibly even south asia. the story of ordinary people fighting a global industry that's been getting away with mass murder. and industry protected by powerful politicians and it all starts in my small village in belgium. i had a wonderful childhood in this green paradise just opposite my home there's a big company. at the ethernet. thousands of people who work there. my father worked there too as
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a union man. i work in the factory during the holidays so i could buy my 1st camera . ethics 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. one day more than 50 years later an indian lawyer comes to my village. parents at the exams or he does 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 100-180-0008
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increases a lot shockley and that's because between 1980 and around 2004 i think as best as became fandom in europe. it takes it and it is a company that made us business products as best as is a mineral that can be mined by coal and yelled asbestos is made of 5 very solid and 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 none only has come to me. in the early fifties as best as fiber mixed with cement was considered a miracle product that was meant to last for eternity. level in hong kong we are fortunate in our industry in that it's best us and cement constitute what i call a perfect match for. this miracle brother was used in the houses
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schools public buildings. even the european commission building in brussels was packed full of as best as products it became a booming business making the owners of ethics as a means to emphasis 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. inhaling as best as fibers and causes 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
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. why didn't my father warn me about the dangers. why did he allow me to work in these deadly dust. just before he died 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 it's causing death and destruction to this day. according to the world health organization officially more than 300000 citizens are expected to die from as a tell you all much by 2030 in the e.u. . eric is an
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activist who founded a behavior an organization for victims of us best us up by my dad was a technical engineer he started working at hatter net in 1953 he developed mesothelioma which was diagnosed in brussels and he died 6 months later he will be in 1970 i mean it sort of was. like i had rock bottom ho. 31 of my sons told me that then to the doctor had told him that morning that evening he told me mom you have the same illness as dad. 10 i'm in my dad's you could. i couldn't believe it it was incredible. jacqui a few weeks after d.c. interview francoise boss the way. she left behind 5 sons eric is
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the eldest. eric and his family lived in the shadow of the factory was in the 5 brothers they exposed because of as best as in the environment. for them it was your house far from the company. you know just across the road from the factory entrance was 50 meters away. in a bathroom from the boats that unloaded came in 100 meters away after we would take the kids to watch nice little. not only their experiments but 2 of his brothers died of us best of. the shock 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. there for me good on the very. fortunate died also was refused compensation. and courageously started a lawsuit against
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a texas attorney. vulgarly youngcare a family claims ethernet knew that his vest is dangerous and harmful to health but the company's lawyer says it and it did not know and was not at fault. with the knowledge they had at that time they turn it acted as could be expected from any normal industrial company in similar circumstances so they are not at fault here felt. that the executor and its policy has always been to minimize the dangers of us best us know what you can eat our lungs were created by god to breathe in fresh air from the our dead it from the sea side but they weren't created to breathe and dust bit like a meal so you know when you've got a special dose of that you get dust forming and that is definitely not a good thing because of however the research we have. down at the university of leviathan proves that even at the moment of sawing hardly any is best does is
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released into the air and therefore the danger is almost 0. manager from that has died of an as best as related to z's. in 1996 when that is the game the president of the a 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. i think that earn it flourished and soon became a multinational company with factories in the netherlands friends spain italy all over europe. many internationalists best us corporations went bankrupt because of us best us victims lawsuits at exeter need to covert factories from trouble to competitors and so they became a dominant world player. in 1981 in a meeting at 6 internet has
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a new opportunity to benefit from. fiber demand in developing countries is expected to continue to rise over the long term. i think center need soon acquired as best as factories in developing countries in africa south america and asia india it takes at or neat at 5 factories. one of these factories in kind more is well known to the indian lawyer to prove mukherjee. the factories have been opened up yet to take advantage of lax laws so while the why of 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 ortiz i call your name from against it's a quarter and a court case against. e-text the parent company saying that you knew very well
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when you were operating these factories that i passed also was a costly jen and yet you operate at these factories negligent or 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 and they cannot say that i didn't know i look at it it's everywhere. what's happened is 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 myself but i was hesitating. i've been exposed to his business my whole life like most of my village years my lungs are affected. and i think my father would have warned me. not to go to india
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. welcome to everything his face time. with with the home all night texas a very nice invites indian forces. the factory was built in the thirty's by an english company at xander and it bought a company in 89 and named it everest. when as best as was banned in belgium in 98 at dick's center 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
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film in the factory. and we can see better from the top. but local people took me into blue today rooftop which. is of the multiplier. effect does one go about the cyclone and india. just brings also back memories you know they are it's all very similar even the roof of the factory is very similar. so many people work in the factory now and all it is a. 250 people. and it runs 24 hours here create every day shifts night 3 i've sold anywhere in the north. but. yes i think that all the fact that he had to fight with cement sheets with russia which are the ones to use in india. he sells everything from. soaks
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through toothpaste and sweets so he's selling asbestos sheets with sweets. so what we know is that if i was a man and shapes off the sometimes thought to degrade we can even see it's already in these new sheets yeah at the edge of it it's already started for the grain thing and and then the fibers will come out from not. if you go anywhere in yeah you see 5 that's many thing advertised as being a kind of strong building material that lasts for a long time that will protect you from the sun little techie from the rain. start to mumbai you go to any indian city and see 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 save on a bird flu. shot struck while i was walking and the fact of the building that i spent
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all that often up alters the words. i have done that. was brilliant or done from this bag is one thing about just burgers from what i saw this work is from some of the precautions my father said sometimes they made with water snowballs and. if you do that this is these 2 boards in your friends. but you really think we are inside they are not the band. of thugs and then you went home scratching if that's your mother. says my wife. they don't look never met never marry you and i laugh and i see you now you got me dark that is called the red lamp ok the minister mona lisa in the shadow of the factory was 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.
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how you feel about living in this house i'm become highly cheating yourself i. wonder about this but just for wired me up the little bit there you have to pretend . that i live d.j. was very handy. i used to do you need a small children and then they can go on i used to enjoy doing it don't you're in a classroom and on the other side of the fence there is waste weren't you worried about him this quarter of only reason 70 and of decide that they don't know the guy as whom is quite separate from them. so let's talk which anita i know not played on because i never knew of owned a home of does this tell us that these are not mincing and the children didn't know either non-normal running around even the markers even on one i don't like they
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were not michael yet when it. occurred i'm ready. i think. obviously asbestos crisis in the soil goats crawling precipice toes. this is the everest industry school over there. 400 students with. between. 8 and 14 1st quarter we did. as best as roof deck steward i've come. to see the fibers for these 2 styles breaking down. not even any moment and saying no to the coming and going no warnings the building it's just oprah i was going to . when did this start 9298.
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$9298.00 so that's a text epic start yeah. for the chase in belgium i got in country b. yeah canadian scientists make it here so have a they found that they're less than anything and it doesn't surprise me because i. have to stop waste 6 terry on their 600000 i was. not just asbestos spacetime and india and possibly even south asia. 600000 square meters is the equivalent of a one on their den 20 football fields. people are the friends and i'm just trying to bring the houses before did i know the. ground truth all the people living on the streets. could look at all.
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or most of those around them in the smile you can see here this if i were the other members of the place i got a job just to get some to go out on the meaning of you then we go i'll stick to them again all over the you know your name and then like i mean there's going to look a lot of the world and again when you're young you aren't going to live especially hard this is a close call an election goes live in response to the now of course yeah the narco news one of the going to mean when the grandmother gave her the heart of the heart of the monster still you know you'll notice the quality i was told it was just this if you look at why are you linked to the mic. you know only the point is that these are all cool people yeah and they give their they've got this land and you know they're not told about the waste and as a consequence of building i know not how not they are out of this before making this building they're not aware of this fact.
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but ok as an international activist eric has come to crime or to aid to battle with his legal case against it takes it to me to be. ok. i need to see how bad it has been reproduced your dole a duplicate it looks like they did such a good job. went
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out and that both these subsidiary filled at the factory more than any time all in calcutta and in climates a lot on the korean modern shutdown and they opened another one in nasik in 9595. you are telling me that even though they knew that as business was lingers in 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 i specify elsewhere they can diseases in europe this is what what makes me mad and what makes me travel the world with the best stuff. you have hospice stores use how many percent isn't going to let 11 day and i know i'm suffering more when it is on but i didn't actually destroying
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viewpoint and because i really felt badly. and i walk i go from the idea up to temp and. i'm becoming reduced. oh my god. oh my. goodness that over time. he should have been point 8 that's 2 liters point it should be should be here to go to 1.69 based on these facts i would give any man disability or a 30 percent 30 minute fifty's fifty's when you did these physics you seem to.
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be also heard read these hands in drawings but things and going to end up and put in machines this iteration of working with the rod as best as change when it came or was it's the same. thing whatever they provided us with helmets to protect our heads. and it's only going to look ahead to the arctic the herds not perfect but there are good lines to protect their lungs they get good habits. and a document of ethics enter need to of 81 be concrete 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 an health issue
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in most developing countries is not yet acute. the one that the body. inspired by his father who organize similar makeshift medical centers to blue started working in india as a volunteer but looking at the length of time that they were exposed to asbestos they only exposed to asbestos he now has but it's close but no merik. we need to find out when their marriage is a when they were exposed. to help the people of crime or the surrounding area with their medical documents and yet. americans say ok 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 pass. the bust out doctor come back. next.
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time i'm here. i'm a surgeon i mean i was an associate professor with a lecturer in the department i don't need money for the motivation medicine you can only earn money if you work for the company but if you work for the company you can or diagnose. occupational business so the only way you can do it if you don't want to work. i want to you 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 maine how will we survive kind of awesome because. they're going to need a lot of me but there is no other source of employment the even if they don't work every day and there was never that i mean it's like i lived their lives like them or i'm in their work in their work and they don't know what they were like media because they don't know money. so you have got
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a disability bus and they don't 60 present 60. s in their voice loss of weight loss of every day in order to eat going to drink probably has got a lot of guilt and that as business he lives on the bubble of the mountain there and he needs some proper treatment by stating actually for a medical doctor not to be able to leave him completely. in the earlier. run it was made clear to me my wife you know something. was not her.
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i want her to live with me father or. my view of that is you have to face it. are you really have to die i mean they should not only did and then did it does that feel also feels like everyone has their name this is what i would look like this is why i like. father joseph you have been increased here for all of this you already did if you burials place even this only one boy you doesn't the 39 years old from the time that the man. just died yet of course we are both in problem. the fact is that that was i think youth thing but they did not probably had a problem medical facility even for a daily checkup and the person who was going to may decide then that's it is that
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it was then it orally are 1011 to me is night. and again there are no official scientific statistics in india. conservative estimates are that $100000.00 people are affected by asbestos related diseases in india for every day or every year but go in and record it it's already globally the largest. occupational disease asbestos sees globally and this is going to be replicated in this country it's going to be going to be the sun they are not some nonsense say in public or that it's not some. other place whatever but it is the only option. for. 600 people visited the makeshift medical center. the number of people diagnosed
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with dust distortions this 125. for his lawsuit against ethics entered it to write it on all of their testimonies. but on most papers i can see the name it didn't say mystics yann for that period. there's no conversation right for that area there's no there's no compensation. there. we would like to thank you for welcoming us you have open your doors so we could talk with your we could meet your faces my mother she was 66 years old. these bleak and she was mad. we trust that in turn leads they say didn't do us no danger of us but we realize that they live. we hope that the polluters
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we'll be taken to justice and we'll pay for the clean up crew 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 naturalness has got to pay yes. i'm not going to come out i don't. even lady said you know i'm going to. thank you. don't take it in things that d.s. is not man yet and believe me you know unless. i really really long for you on my a.t.v. i mean i do need to be really known desire we believe me on a month and then you go over there after that i mean you've already got me made up of we're doing normal or dhamma best is to get you through the.
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roof. after 16 long years in the case of france was a young kid versus ethics and to meet the family's lawyer he's finally handed an official verdict which hopefully if gets difficult would look at the court recognizes it turned its responsibility and states that at. net you as a multinational and world player knew or should have known that exposure to asbestos can cause mezzo filio modest and that they should have known this since the mid sixty's since we did on the other systems it isn't digit off it's like david against goliath we go for speeding goliah takes more time when the means are an equal eclipse.
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of. the boat. resulting today france was young carer has won her battle for me i'm set the m. sons family you have written one of the darkest pages in belgium industrial history we get it while you manufacture roofs but you prefer to stay in the shadow we were able to prove to the court that they knew they knew. also us from suarez who passed away confident rest in peace next to pierre pear paul and stuff. is the fun we don't view we miss you. it's true i mustn't remain silent if you keep. it to me and i must bear up until this is all. this is a live satisfying. time is short here you see.
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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 brew had some unsettling news he asked me what my precise connection was to british filmmaker probably more. after a while he started emailing and phoning in 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
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india thailand in the media and vietnam. information that could be used to him 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 these are 3 m. of victims and using them as a cover. to spy for the rest of histories 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
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a $1000000000.00 business. turns out to 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 slave mother. was there now are you. answer everything i went to a lady. will lead me yes i am here to. envy you. for the 1st time in our life never traveled by plane it's a big day she invited to speak in geneva in front of the united nations at the business and human rights forum. even loved by her milosevic on behalf of the victims in india again but in a way it is all the victims of asbestos who will speak out today you know to another mother elton and you know to an f.t.p.
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and other mother speaking out a mother who sees her children losing their health hoping. to despair do you hope to meet someone from a text here to see circuit. she gives her lawyer my hope that management or the c.e.o. will be here but i don't think they're going to come from both bottom measurable spackle but i bet they'll send someone who's got a big ear because only. it takes internet declined to participate in our film because not all conditions are sufficiently yet in order to respond both steven to your request. you are here to fight for the rights of the people of how nervous look at our last word are we know it's many people from all over the world come to listen to.
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a rout roaring. high fames i made my last have come from india in my eve. i have seen school and you. have living a dream for a live boy the laws of the debt. whatever it is when happy but now i'm going to a bowl game a vision this would not suffice for this. work then i've a feeling that many hope they may have did so i had to teach talks. i was told was that he does this this this this should be he did me do you see her turn it has got to pay the 2nd team some compensation should be given to them
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with james and the 3rd thing now does this issue be bad and good. am i right or wrong differing in this group. c. i think we all have to come but yet. we're at hand. and have let them know you. do through all of their money. this forget what we need only. this is all everybody let's see up most of it but when you one thing is that. you know. that's simply illegal this is not
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a link to. good news you know we go again. and i am. crisis time as best this 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 it's the consensus of all the member states major producing countries have blocked it since 2006 kyrgyzstan kazakhstan russia zimbabwe and india. we have committed ourselves of the idea how it's going on back is for a couple of more years few 1000000000 by 2 or long with this chemical and it english is created man made has ill effects the only difference is that quantity and exquisite isn't it you sound like
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a real specialist i hope one day your country will manage also to ban as best as goods and. it looks like it's going to take some time but in the end time means let me tell you adapt it to diet mystery that. i wasn't under the impression that as best this would die a natural death. and meanwhile more and more people die. during the convention i try to talk to representatives of the russian as best as in the street . no sir you speak english. in the us we only see russian. can i talk to you about the situation in kazakhstan or russia or why not. weary of . her open discussions are going. to. go to us years ago when he was like you and when 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 extra 186 percent
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of lung cancer is by no bad books various kinds of it uses there is no status because of article any very implausible but then to do does it work in the long skies of doesn't it only got up to us or dial investors a logger i am still fairly senior it is that you lot of b.s. that we consider to be adding of chrysotile us bestest in agendum 3 would have serious negative consequences for the economy the end all our citizens economy you fail of that. are required consensus is not reached i propose that we simply forward to the issue to the next call to the consideration for the next call the decision to ban as best as is once again are on my postponed right here you know reading. the internet. under a new rule by the environmental protection agency as best as is now legally allowed back in us manufacturing. a russian mining company put strums face on
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its 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. as vicious circle of great who continue for eternity.
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plane. plane and internment camp. we go goodbye. managed to escape from china. and turkey she meets other wagers can also record in the home or if it conditions in the camps. kids. live op wants to tell her story so the whole world can know the plight of her people. in 90 minutes on d. w. the. cutting through the noise. where i come from people are known for being tough but fair and new york can be loud and people tell it like it
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it they call it the concrete jungle the melting pot of the city that never sleeps it's this energy that makes it feel like cold but amid the hustle it's important to listen and pay attention because it's not just the loudest voices who needs to be heard we all have a story exists how i see it is my job as a journalist to go beyond the obvious now i'm basing your mum and my work takes me around the world but my instincts for me and the state to tell the important stories behind the headlines what is the heart of the story why does it matter who live in casablanca to stay focused if you want answers to cut through the noise to get to the truth of the mind of the seroquel a good ally but it's a depth of. humor .
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