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30 July 2014

British Airways to be sued over claims of pilot’s sexual abuse in E. Africa; includes company's comments

Author: BBC

"British Airways to be sued over pilot abuse claims" 29 July 2014...

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30 July 2014

Plaintiffs’ counsel in lawsuit against Chiquita criticises US Court decision dismissing claim in press release

Author: Terry Collingsworth

"Press Release: Eleventh Circuit decision in Chiquita Alien Tort Status Litigation", 25 Jul 2014...

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29 July 2014

US federal appeals courts issue conflicting decisions regarding extraterritoriality in Alien Tort lawsuits against CACI & Chiquita

Author: John Bellinger, Lawfare (USA)

"Two New ATS Decisions: Fourth and Eleventh Circuits Split on Whether Claims Against CACI and Chiquita “Touch and Concern” the Territory of the United States", 27 Jul 2014 ...

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25 July 2014
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Author: Portafolio.com (Colombia)

"Chiquita consigue que se desestimen demandas en su contra", 24 Julio 2014...

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24 July 2014

Chiquita wins dismissal of U.S. lawsuits over Colombian abuses

Author: Jonathan Stempel, Reuters

Chiquita…has won the dismissal of U.S. lawsuits by more than 4,000 Colombians who sought to hold the produce company liable for the deaths of relatives killed in their country's bloody civil war. By a 2-1 vote, a panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court...

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24 July 2014

Guatemalan court rules in favor of indigenous people

Author: Christin Sandberg, Consejo del Pueblo Maya

A Guatemalan court ruled in favor of the indigenous people of…Sipacapa. The court says the Guatemalan government must respect the right to information and consultation with the local population before granting any kind of mining permits…As a...

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24 July 2014

UK: Jury finds MNS Mining not guilty of corporate manslaughter in mine accident that killed 4 workers

Author: Jan Burgess & Jacqueline Cursiter, CMS Cameron McKenna LLP, in Lexology (UK)

"Corporate manlaughter update: MNS Mining Limited", 14 Jul 2014...

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23 July 2014

So. Korea: Appellate court upholds "zero tolerance" sexual harassment policy in case against Samsung Card executive

Author: Kim Yon-se, Korea Herald

"No form of sexual harassment can be tolerated: court", 22 Jun 2014...

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23 July 2014

UK: Criminal Justice and Courts Bill feared to threaten access to justice for victims in environmental cases, say activists

Author: Elspeth Owens, ClientEarth

"Environmental justice at risk as Westminster debates controversial bill", 14 July 2014...

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22 July 2014

China: McDonald's & Yum suspend OSI subsidiary Shanghai Husi as meat supplier after expired meat allegations

Author: Laura Burkitt, Jacob Bunge & Julie Jargon, Wall Street Journal

"McDonald's, Yum Suspend Meat Supplier in China", 21 July 2014...

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