Toxic Water: Thailand and Bangladesh

Richard Pearshouse, Senior Researcher at Human Rights Watch Health and Human Rights Division will present research detailing case studies of toxic water in Kilty Creek, Thailand and Hazaribagh, Bangladesh – some of the most polluted villages on the planet.

Co-hosted with Human Rights Watch, we invite you to an afternoon seminar with Richard Pearshouse to learn about his work in health and environmental human rights abuses, with a special focus on toxic water in Thailand and Bangladesh. Pearshouse has documented the overwhelming suffering where chemicals contaminate communal water and has worked to change this hazardous and unjust situations.


Richard Pearshouse is a senior researcher with the Health and Human Rights Division, where his current work focuses on environmental health issues in Asia. He has also worked as a legal advisor to the United Nations Special Panels for Serious Crimes in East Timor, and as a researcher for an East Timorese judicial monitoring organization.

Published Mar. 23, 2016 12:32 PM - Last modified Mar. 23, 2016 12:54 PM