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12 September 2014

Lawyer analyses US court decision in So. African apartheid case against IBM & Ford

Author: Michael Kourabas, TriplePundit

"The End of Apartheid Litigation and the Future of Corporate Accountability", 11 Sep 2014...

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11 September 2014

US court dismisses lawsuit against Cisco over allegations of abetting torture of Falun Gong practitioners in China

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9 September 2014

Earth Rights Intl. - Analysis of decision in So. African apartheid Alien Tort case

Author: Marissa Vahlsing, Earth Rights International

"Justice Further Delayed in Apartheid Case", 04 Sep 2014...

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9 September 2014
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Author: Intellivoire (Côte d'Ivoire)

« Esclavage des enfants: Une cour a rétabli une plainte contre des sociétés opérant en Côte d'Ivoire », 6 septembre 2014...

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2 September 2014

Khulumani Support Group statement on dismissal of So. African apartheid litigation

Author: Khulumani Support Group

"US District Court Judge Scheindlin dismisses the Apartheid Litigation on grounds that the recent narrowing of the scope of application of the Alien Tort Statute now prevents claims that involve foreign subsidiaries of American corporations", 1 Sep...

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1 September 2014

US court dismisses lawsuit against Ford & IBM alleging complicity in So. African apartheid abuses

Author: Reuters

"Apartheid corporate lawsuit dismissed", 29 August 2014...

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29 August 2014

In re South African Apartheid Litigation - Opinion and Order

Author: US District Court for the Southern District of New York

This case arises out of allegations that various corporations aided and abetted violations of customary international law committed by the South African apartheid regime. The remaining plaintiffs are members of two putative classes of black South...

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8 August 2014

US Court decision to dismiss lawsuit against Chiquita shows difficulties faced by victims to hold corporations accountable for human rights abuses abroad, says academic

Author: Lauren Carasik, Western New England University School of Law, in Al Jazeera America

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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 appeals courts issue conflicting rulings on companies' liability for extraterritorial impacts in lawsuits against CACI & Chiquita

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