Martinique protesters seek accountability for pesticide poisoning

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Published on February 28, 2021 by

Thousands of protesters in the French overseas territory of Martinique have called on judges not to throw out a long-delayed case on pesticide poisoning.
Chlordecone was used for decades on the Caribbean island – even after it was banned on the French mainland.
It has been blamed for high levels of cancer in the region.
Al Jazeera’s Homara Choudhary reports.

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