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4 Dec, 2014 07:59

​Congo’s resources fueling drone wars, UPS’ pregnancy crackdown & Bhopal 30 years on

Abby Martin discusses a decision by a Staten Island Grand Jury not to indict the police officer that put black man Eric Garner in a chokehold and caused his death. RT’s Paul Scott reports from Israel about the decision by France’s lower house recognize Palestine. Kambale Musavuli, spokesperson for Friends of the Congo, talks about the use of cobalt in predator drones and how they’re connected to the conflict in the Congo which has killed millions of people. The Supreme Court case Young v UPS, which may have vast ramifications for pregnant mothers in the workplace. Finally, Amnesty International Co-Chair Simon Billenness discusses the 30th anniversary of the Bhopal gas leak, the worst industrial accident in the world that killed an estimated 22,000 people and injured nearly 600,000 and why Dow Chemical refuses to offer a settlement for the tens of thousands still affected.

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