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27 May 2016
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Author: AFP

« Soupçons de discrimination à Disneyland Paris: le parquet requiert la relaxe », 25 May 2016...

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27 May 2016

UK: English High Court rules that Zambian villagers' water contamination lawsuit against Vedanta may proceed

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26 May 2016

US judge orders labour contractor Global Horizons to pay $7.7 mill for poor treatment of Thai migrant farm workers

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26 May 2016

UK: Tribunal finds Condor Ferries discriminated against transgender customer over toilet sign

Author: BBC News

"Transgender woman wins Condor Ferries toilet sign discrimination case", 25 May 2016...

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25 May 2016

USA: Appeals court declines to allow lawsuit against Union Carbide for water pollution in Bhopal

On 24 May 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that a lawsuit against Union Carbide could not proceed despite strong evidence of ongoing water pollution caused by the the company's chemical plant in Bhopal, India.

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24 May 2016

Recognising criminal liability of companies under intl. law would deter complicity, says academic

Author: Nadia Bernaz, Middlesex University School of Law on RightsasUsual

"The Developing Notion of Corporate Criminal Liability under International Law: a presentation at Copenhagen Business School", 24 May 2016...

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23 May 2016

USA: Chinese companies argue they cannot be sued in US court, as they enjoy "sovereign immunity"

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23 May 2016

Charles Abrahams, silicosis attorney: ‘Someone has to bat for the underdogs’

Author: Greg Nicolson, Daily Maverick (So. Africa)

Sitting in the foyer of the Radisson Blu, Charles Abrahams looked past the hotel pool towards a Sandton construction site. Downstairs, delegates were meeting to discuss compensating mineworkers for occupational diseases, an issue Abrahams has worked...

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20 May 2016

USA: Amendment would allow religiously affiliated businesses to discriminate against LGBT community;

In April, Representative Steve Russell proposed a bill amendment to the United States House of Representatives that would effectively grant all religously affiliated federal businesses the right to engage in dscriminatory hiring practices.  Exempted...

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18 May 2016
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Author: Marine Jobert, Journal de l'Environnement (France)

« Europe: Hidalgo tente un coup de pok’air contre la Commission », 17 mai 2016...

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