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28 August 2015

Companies’ rigorous reporting would empower victims of human rights abuses in building case against firms, says academic

Author: Dr. Anil Yilmaz Vastardis, Univ. of Brighton, on Univ. of Essex Human Rights Centre Blogs

"The Impact of enhanced corporate transparency on access to remedy for victims of corporate human rights abuses: Some reflections on the decision of the US Court in the Exxon Mobil case", 27 aug 2015...

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28 August 2015
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28 August 2015

Nestlé faces new lawsuit in US federal court alleging use of fish sourced from Thai company using slave labour

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27 August 2015

Hagens Berman: Class Action Filed against Nestlé for Slave Labor, Human Trafficking Used to Produce Top-Selling Pet Food

Author: Hagens Berman

A nationwide class of pet food purchasers today filed a lawsuit against Nestlé SA alleging that the pet food manufacturer knowingly supports a system of slave labor and human trafficking to produce its Fancy Feast cat food, while hiding its...

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27 August 2015

Nestle Accused of Putting Fish From Slave Labor in Cat Food

Author: Edvard Pettersson, Bloomberg Business

Nestle SA was sued over claims that its Fancy Feast cat food contains fish from a Thai supplier that uses slave labor. The complaint against the Swiss food giant follows one last week accusing Costco Wholesale Corp. of selling farmed shrimp from...

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27 August 2015

USA: Consumers sue 10 carmakers over risks of carbon monoxide poisoning in keyless ignition cars

Author: Reuters

"World's biggest car makers sued over 'deadly' keyless ignitions", 27 Aug 2015...

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26 August 2015

Japan: Alitalia stewardess sues airline for pregnancy discrimination

A Japanese stewardess has sued Alitalia airlines in Japan for reinstatement, claiming that the airline refused to renew her contract while she was on maternity leave. The airline argues that she had agreed to the termination of her contract. [English...

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24 August 2015
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Author: Carlos E. Cué, El País (España)

 “Garzón pide ampliar la justicia universal a delitos económicos”, 29 de Agosto de 2015...

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21 August 2015

Spanish judge seeks change in law to prosecute companies for economic or environmental crimes

Author: Ashifa Kassam, Guardian (UK)

"Spain's campaigning judge seeks change in law to prosecute global corporations", 20 Aug 2015...

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20 August 2015

Ex Abu Ghraib detainees appeal "political question" dismissal of US lawsuit against CACI over alleged involvement in prisoner abuse

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