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23 February 2018

British judges conclude hearings in Sierra Leone on UK mining company accused of rights abuses

Author: Nina de Vries, VOA (USA)

"UK Mining Firm Accused of Rights Abuses in Sierra Leone", 19 Feb 2018...

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23 February 2018

USA: Class action suit filed against Nestlé for allegedly failing to inform customers of child labor in supply chain

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23 February 2018

USA: Court rules case against security contractor CACI for torture claims at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq can proceed

Author: Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR)

"Private Corporation May be Sued for Role in Abu Ghraib Torture, Judge Rule, Judge Rules", 21 Feb 2018...

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22 February 2018

Okpabi v. Shell on Appeal: Foreign Direct Liability in Troubled Waters

Author: Lucas Roorda, Rights as Usual

This February...the Court of Appeals decided on the appeal against the interlocutory decision in Okpabi v. Shell...[I]n a split decision (Sales LJ disagreeing) it upheld the High Court’s ruling that the applicants had no arguable claim against Shell,...

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21 February 2018

European Bars Federation launches guidance on business & human rights for European law societies

Author: European Bars Federation, Madrid Bar Association, Sustentia

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20 February 2018
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Author: Julien Balboni, L'Echo

« Hubert Fabri et les sociétés Socficom et Socfinco vont être poursuivis pour évasion fiscale », 20 février 2018...

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20 February 2018

Inter-American Court of Human Rights recognises healthy environment as a fundamental human right in landmark advisory opinion

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20 February 2018
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Author: Amnesty International

« Nigeria. Un tribunal britannique porte un coup dur aux victimes des déversements pétroliers et compromet la responsabilisation des entreprises », 14 février 2018...

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20 February 2018

USA: Crackdown on journalists & activists protesting against infrastructure projects has intensified, commentator says

Author: Zoë Carpenter, The Nation (USA)

"PHOTOS: Since Standing Rock, 56 Bills Have Been Introduced in 30 States to Restrict Protests",  16 Feb 2018...

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20 February 2018

USA: Exxon files climate change counter-suits against 30 individuals & organisations incl. 2 Attorney Generals

Author: Bob Van Voris, Bloomberg

"Exxon Sues the Suers in Fierce Climate-Change Case", 13 Feb 2018...

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