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17 December 2014

UK: Jury clears 3 former G4S guards of manslaughter over death of Angola man during his deportation

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16 December 2014

Lawyers for Ecuadorian villagers to ask Canadian court to enforce US$9.5 billion Ecuadorian judgement against Chevron over oil pollution

Author: Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press

“Ecuadorian Chevron oil pollution case goes before Canadian high court”, 11 Dec 2014...

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16 December 2014

USA: Sandy Hook victims' families sue gunmaker Bushmaster

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15 December 2014

Allegations of forced labour at Eritrean mine are ''unfounded", says Canadian mining firm Nevsun

Author: Mark Anderson, Guardian (UK)

“Eritreans sue Canadian mining firm Nevsun over human rights abuses”, 9 Dec 2014...

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15 December 2014

Canada: NGO welcomes Ontario bill to dismiss lawsuits that silence public concerns on environmental & other public interest issues

Author: Canadian Environmental Law Association

"CELA Applauds Government’s Anti-SLAPP Bill", 1 Dec 2014...

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12 December 2014

German prosecutors decide not to investigate Gamma over allegations Bahrain Govt. used FinFisher surveillance software

Author: ECCHR

Public prosecution authorities in Munich have decided not to launch investigatory proceedings against employees of German-British firm Gamma International. The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) and the British organization...

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12 December 2014

U.S. corporations winning fight over human rights lawsuits

Author: Lawrence Hurley, Reuters

A landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in 2013 that made it all but impossible to sue foreign companies in U.S. courts for alleged roles in overseas human rights abuses is proving to be a boon for U.S. firms too…In the roughly year and a half since...

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12 December 2014

US Labour Board rules Walmart managers illegally disciplined & threatened striking workers

Author: Steven Greenhouse, New York Times (USA)

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11 December 2014
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Author: Associated Press

« La Cour suprême rejette l'appel de BP sur le règlement des victimes », 8 décembre 2014...

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11 December 2014

US Supreme Court rejects BP’s request to review Gulf of Mexico oil spill settlement

Author: Greg Stohr, Bloomberg

"BP Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court on Gulf Spill Payments", 8 Dec 2014...

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