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Vol 47 No 21

Published 20th October 2006

Côte d'Ivoire

Toxic trials

International oil traders Trafigura's Chief Executive, Claude Dauphin, and his West Africa Manager Jean-Pierre Valentini remain in Abidjan's high-security Maison d'Arrêt et de Correction gaol. Trafigura denies wrong-doing over the dumping of 500 cubic metres of toxic waste in Abidjan, causing ten deaths and harming tens of thousands of Abidjanais.

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