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Apartheid reparations lawsuits (re So. Africa)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Published on: 18 February 2014

In 2002 a group of South Africans, represented by the Khulumani Support Group, sued 20 banks and corporations in US federal court that did business in South Africa during apartheid.  The plaintiffs allege that the participation of the defendant companies in key industries during the apartheid era was influential in encouraging and furthering abuses against black Africans during that time.  The plaintiffs are victims of human rights abuses such as extrajudicial killings, torture and rape, and they

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Country: South Africa, USA