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24 May 2017
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Author: Alexia Eychenne, Libération (France)

« Six mois après sa création, une première action de groupe pour discriminations lancée », 23 mai 2017...

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23 May 2017

Bangladesh: Rana Plaza owner, 9 others indicted for violating building code

Author: Md Sanaul Islam Tipu, Tribune [Bangladesh]

A Dhaka court has framed charges against 10 accused including Rana Plaza owner Sohel Rana in a case filed over violation of Bangladesh National Building Code in the construction of Rana Plaza, which collapsed in 2013 and killed more than 1,100 people....

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23 May 2017
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Author: Ciara Dowd y Elodie Aba, Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos, en openDemocracy

Actualmente existe una crisis de impunidad respecto a las violaciones de derechos humanos por parte de las empresas...Los defensores de derechos humanos que trabajan en temas de rendición de cuentas empresarial han enfrentado asesinatos, golpizas y...

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23 May 2017
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Author: Ciara Dowd et Elodie Aba, Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l'Homme, dans openDemocracy

Il y a une crise de l'impunité dans les violations des droits de l'homme par les entreprises et cela ne fait qu'empirer…...

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23 May 2017

US Supreme Court asked to consider Chevron's racketeering lawsuit against lawyer acting on behalf of Ecuadorian community over oil pollution

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23 May 2017

USA: Gun manufacturers Remington & Bushmaster ask Connecticut Supreme Court to dismiss liability lawsuit by families of Sandy Hook shooting victims

Author: Robert Storace, Connecticut Law Tribune (USA)

"Gunmakers Urge Conn. Supreme Court to Toss Sandy Hook Case", 16 May 2017 [subsctiption required]...

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23 May 2017

Why it’s getting harder (and more dangerous) to hold companies accountable

Author: Ciara Dowd & Elodie Aba, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, on openDemocracy

There is a crisis of impunity for corporate human rights abuses and it is getting worse…...

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22 May 2017

USA: Walmart settles class action lawsuit over claim of health insurance benefits discrimination for same-sex couples for $7.5 million

Author: Erin Mulvaney, National Law Journal (USA)

"Wal-Mart Settlement in First LGBT Workers' Class Action Reflects Larger Shift", 19 May 2017...

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19 May 2017
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Author: Sputnik, No a la mina.org

“Barrick Gold pide anular juicio por los derrames tóxicos en Argentina”...

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19 May 2017

Peru: Civil Society submits report to the UN Human Rights Council about extraterritorial obligations of Chinese companies

Author: Equidad

“The Peruvian State breaches its duty to protect the human rights of individuals and communities negatively impacted by Chinese mining investments in Peru”...

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