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24 May 2012

DRC: business involved in human rights abuses

Author: International Commission of Jurists

A new report launched by the ICJ shows that companies involved in human rights abuses in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are rarely held accountable. The report Access to Justice: Human Rights Abuses Involving Corporations – Democratic Republic...

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22 February 2012

[PDF] Nigeria: victims of human rights abuse by companies too often defenceless - ICJ report

Author: International Commission of Jurists

Victims of human rights abuse by companies - mainly the oil industry - in Nigeria have very limited access to legal remedies and reparation, a new report by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) shows. The report Access to Justice: Human...

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2 August 2011

Access to justice: human rights abuses involving corporations in Brazil

Author: International Commission of Jurists

Access to justice and effective legal remedies are crucial elements in the protection of human rights in the context of business activities. Under Brazilian civil and administrative law corporations may be held liable for certain human rights abuses...

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1 January 2011

[PDF] Access to Justice: Human Rights Abuses Involving Corporations [India]

Author: Intl. Commission of Jurists

This report aims to critically examine legal remedies, both judicial and non-judicial, available under Indian law to victims of human rights abuses by companies. There are three main objectives of this examination: (i) to assess the efficacy of the...

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23 June 2010

Access to Justice: Human Rights Abuses Involving Corporations – Poland

Author: International Commission of Jurists

Access to legal remedies and justice has become a crucial element in today’s work protecting human rights in the context of business activities…This study assesses the extent to which Polish law provides victims of human rights abuses involving...

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1 June 2010
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Author: Comisión Internacional de Juristas

El acceso a la justicia y a un recurso efectivo ha devenido un elemento crucial en el trabajo de protección de los derechos humanos en el contexto de actividades empresariales, asi como un area de importancia primordial para jueces y abogados...

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1 June 2010

Access to Justice: Human Rights Abuses Involving Corporations – South Africa

Author: International Commission of Jurists

Access to legal remedies and justice has become a crucial element in today’s work protecting human rights in the context of business activities. It is also an area of primary importance for judges and lawyers who work promoting the rule of law and...

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1 January 2010

Access to Justice : human rights abuses involving corporations in China

Author: International Commission of Jurists

This study examines how the Chinese legal order can both limit and aid access to justice for victims of corporate human rights abuses. Although the Chinese legal system has established liability for corporations, in regard to the legal remedies...

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1 January 2010

Access to justice : human rights abuses involving corporations in Philippines

Author: International Commission of Jurists

This study surveys the international and domestic legal framework applicable in engaging the liability of business enterprises for human rights and environmental abuses occurring in the Philippines…Nonetheless…access to justice for such victims...

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1 January 2010

[PDF] Access to Justice: Human Rights Abuses Involving Corporations – The Netherlands

Author: International Commission of Jurists

This study addresses issues relating to access to justice or legal remedies for human rights abuses committed with the involvement of corporations in The Netherlands. In the absence of an international civil court, or internationally recognized civil...

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