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28 July 2017

So. Africa: Mining companies set aside millions for potential settlement of gold miners’ silicosis lawsuit

Author: Kevin Crowley , Bloomberg Technology

"Anglo, Gold Miners Set Aside Millions for Lung Disease Claims", 27 Jul 2017...

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28 July 2017

USA: 3 Californian communities sue 37 “carbon majors” seeking compensation for costs of adapting to sea level rises linked to climate change

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28 July 2017

USA: Airbnb guest sues company for negligence over alleged sexual assault by host

Author: Sam Levin, Guardian (UK)

"Airbnb sued by woman who says she was sexually assaulted by 'superhost'", 28 July 2017...

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27 July 2017

USA: Bass Pro Shops settle lawsuit over alleged discrimination against minorities in its hiring practices for $10.5 million

Author: Wes Johnson, Springfield News-Leader (USA)

"Bass Pro, EEOC reach agreement on discrimination claims; company will pay $10.5 million", 25 Jul 2017...

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27 July 2017

Vinci lawsuit (re forced labour in Qatar)

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26 July 2017

Indian communities affected by adverse impacts of coal-fired power plant ask US court to reconsider doctrine of “absolute immunity” from lawsuits of Intl. Finance Corp.

Author: EarthRights International

"Judge Declares World Bank Immunity Cases “Wrongly Decided”; Indian Plaintiffs Ask D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to Review “Absolute Immunity” Doctrine", 25 Jul 2017...

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25 July 2017

Australia: Traditional owners' native title claim upheld in landmark decision against mining company Fortescue Metals Group

Author: Angus Sargent, ABC News (Australia)

"Pilbara native title claim surrounding Solomon Hub mine owned by Andrew Forrest's FMG upheld", 20 July 2017...

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25 July 2017

Thailand: Environmental defenders sued by state & co.; villagers face up to ten years in prison for opposition to mining

Author: Fortify Rights (Thailand)

"Thailand: Drop Charges, Protect Environmental Defenders", 24 Jul 2017...

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25 July 2017

USA: Disability rights group sues Uber over alleged discrimination against people with mobility impairments

Author: Brad Anderson, Carscoops

"Uber Sued For Not Accommodating Disabled Users In New York City", 20 July 2017...

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24 July 2017
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Author: Equipo Jurídico Pueblos, Funtramiexco, Fenasintrap, C.U.T y seis organizaciones más

Nuevo atentado contra la libertad y la vida del sindicalista y defensor de derechos humanos Francisco Ramírez" - 20 de julio de 2017...

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