Johor chemical disaster victims pin hopes of justice on Ambiga


Noel Achariam

The illegal dumping of chemicals in Sungai Kim Kim In Pasir Gudang, Johor, caused nearly 6,000 people, mostly children, to fall sick and require treatment for inhalation of toxic fumes. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Nazir Sufari, March 31, 2019.

FAMILIES with children who suffered the effects of chemical poisoning in Taman Pasir Putih, Pasir Gudang have approached prominent lawyer Ambiga Sreenevasan to take the fight to those responsible for the environmental and public health disaster.

The Taman Pasir Putih action committee members have contacted Ambiga and are positive the lawyer-cum-activist would help them get justice.


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  • As much as there are laws to control drug possession and usage, there are laws to control industrial chemical stockpiles in the country too. In this incident, there is a possibility of negligence on the government part too.

    Posted 1 year ago by Tanahair Ku