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Lawsuits by companies against advocates

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28 November 2017

Mineral Sands Resources lawsuits (re Tormin mine, So. Africa)

In May 2017 Mineral Sands Resources (MSR), a subsidiary of Australian mining company Mineral Commodities Limited (MRC), filed a lawsuit against two attorneys from the Centre for Environmental Rights (CER) and a community activist. MSR are suing the...

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21 November 2017

Energy Transfer lawsuit (re Dakota Access Pipeline, USA)

On 22 August 2017, Energy Transfer filed a lawsuit against NGOs and others, including Greenpeace, BankTrack, and Earth First!, in the US District Court of North Dakota over their campaigning around the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline....

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27 October 2017

Hyderabad Industries lawsuit (re asbestos contamination, India)

In 2014, a community living near the Roro Hills in eastern India brought a claim against Hyderabad Industries Limited (previously Hyderabad Asbestos Cement Products) before the National Green Tribunal, a judicial body for environmental disputes in...

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14 September 2017

California communities’ lawsuit against 37 fossil fuel companies (re climate change compensation)

On 17 July 2017, three local governments in California (San Mateo County, Marin County, and the City of Imperial Beach) filed a lawsuit against 37 fossil fuel companies including BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil, Peabody Energy, Shell and Statoil....

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28 August 2017

Murray Energy lawsuit (re John Oliver’s alleged defamatory TV sketch, USA)

On 21 June 2017, Murray Energy and its CEO Robert Murray brought a civil action for defamation against TV comedian John Oliver – along with HBO, Time Warner, and writers for the show “Last Week Tonight”. The suit claims that Oliver and his team ...

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27 July 2017

Vinci lawsuit (re forced labour in Qatar)

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12 June 2017

Eni lawsuit (re oil spill in Nigeria)

In May 2017, the Ikebiri community of Nigeria filed a lawsuit against Eni in Italy for clean-up and compensation of nearly 690 million naira (around 2 million euros) following an oil spill in the Niger Delta on 5 April 2010.  The community alleges...

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22 February 2017

Produkty grocery store lawsuit (re modern slavery in Russia)

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23 November 2016

Seafood exporters lawsuit (re human trafficking in Thailand)

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4 November 2016

Betagro & Thammakaset lawsuits (re labour exploitation in Thailand)

On 2 September 2016, 14 Myanmar migrants filed a lawsuit at a labour court in Saiburi province, southern Thailand, against Betagro, a major Thai food corporation.  The lawsuit seeks compensation and civil damages for alleged mistreatment at a poultry...

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