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Ten Years Later, Toxic Waste Victims Still Demanding Justice

It has been 10 years since a ship named the Probo Koala unloaded toxic waste into Abidjan’s ports, sickening hundreds of thousands and killing at least 15. A decade after the scandal, Ivorian authorities say they have cleaned the dumping sites and taken measures to make sure this does not happen again. But the victims are still demanding justice and compensation. Nicole Blégno walks with neighbors among the hilly, open-air landfill behind her village of Akouédo, a dozen...

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