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24 April 2017

Indonesia: Court orders local govt. to review palm oil plantation permits & hold companies accountable for 2015 deforestation fires

Author: Friends of the Earth, on EcoWatch

"Historic Verdict in Indonesia’s Fight Against Deforestation", 5 Apr 2017...

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24 April 2017

USA: Academics file brief in support of appeal of Sandy Hook families in lawsuit against gun makers

Author: Robert Storace, Connecticut Law Tribune (USA)

"Law Profs Say Gun Makers Should Be Liable for Sandy Hook Shooting", 19 Apr 2017 [subscription required]...

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23 April 2017

China: Court accepts case of man suing 2 polluting steel companies & local environmental authorities over daughters’ leukemia

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21 April 2017
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Author: Nathalie Belhoste, Grenoble École de Management, dans The Conversation

« Le cas Lafarge dans le débat des présidentielles : entreprises et crimes contre l'humanité », 20 avril 2017...

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21 April 2017

USA: Cherokee Nation sues 6 of the largest drug companies over alleged “epidemic” of prescription painkiller abuse leading to deaths

Author: Michael Overall, Tulsa World (USA)

"Cherokee Nation sues drug companies for alleged 'epidemic' of prescription painkiller abuse", 20 Apr 2017...

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20 April 2017
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Author: Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l'Homme

Le Bulletin de cette année met en exergue l'impunité grandissante des entreprises impliquées dans des violations des droits de l'homme...Des entreprises peu scrupuleuses ciblent de plus en plus les activistes, en faisant usage du système judiciaire...

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20 April 2017

Commentary: Big pharma sends powerful message to stop its drugs being used for executions in the US

Author: Maya Foa, Reprieve, on Guardian (UK)

"Can big pharma stop the Arkansas mass executions?", 16 Apr 2017...

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20 April 2017
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Author: Centro de Información sobre Empresas & Derechos Humanos

El Informe Anual de este año evidencia el aumento en la impunidad de las empresas en abusos a derechos humanos...Las empresas sin escrúpulos están, crecientemente, volviendo un blanco a los/las activistas, que utilizan el sistema judicial para...

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20 April 2017

US jury deliberates in lawsuit against DynCorp alleging damage to land & health caused by chemical spraying in Colombia

Author: Spencer S. Hsu, Washington Post (USA)

"Were peasant farmers poisoned by the U.S. war on drugs? A jury has the case.", 19 Apr 2017...

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20 April 2017

USA: McKesson becomes 1st company to sue US state to stop its drug being used in executions

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