Lawsuits & regulatory action

Explore categories within this category

Get RSS feed of these results

Related stories and components

Article
22 February 2017

Nigeria: 3 Delta communities impacted by oil spill allegedly from NPDC facilities demand $5.4 million compensation; issue 21 days ultimatum

Author: Kola Eke-Ogiugo, Leadership (Nigeria)

"3 Delta Communities Demand N1.71bn Compensation From NPDC Over Alleged Oil Spillage", 22 Feb 2017...

Read more

Report
15 February 2017

Poor, marginalised communities face land threats from mining, infrastructure, renewable energy - secure tenure rights urgently needed

Author: Rights and Resources Initiative (USA)

From Risk and Conflict to Peace and Prosperity - The Urgency of securing Community Land Rights in a Turbulent World, Feb. 2017...

Read more

Article
30 January 2017

So. Africa: Northern Cape families resist Anglo American owned company's efforts to move them; demand fair compensation for their properties and loss of livelihoods

Author: Ashleigh Furlong, GroundUp

"Northern Cape families resist mining company's efforts to move them", 30 Jan 2017...

Read more

Article
15 December 2016
+ Deutsch - Hide

Author: Germanwatch

as Landgericht Essen hat die "Klimaklage" des peruanischen Bergführers und Kleinbauern Saúl Luciano Lliuya gegen RWE heute abgewiesen. Das Zivilgericht begründete dies unter anderem mit einer fehlenden "rechtlichen Kausalität", räumte aber gleichwohl...

Read more

  • Related companies: RWE
Article
5 December 2016
+ Français - Hide

Author: Le Potentiel (Rép. dém. du Congo)

"Après la RDC, First Quantum accusé de fraude par la Zambie", 29 novembre 2016...

Read more

Article
14 November 2016

EU conflict minerals regulation: EU about to weaken the upcoming regulation, say NGOs

Author: EurAc

The European Network for Central Africa (EurAc) calls on representatives of European Union (EU) Member States and of the European Parliament participating in the trilogue to revisit their copy on the establishment of the ‘White List’ of smelters and...

Read more

Story
7 November 2016

Danish National Contact Point to OECD heavily criticizes human rights due diligence of Danish textile company sourcing from Rana Plaza, issues recommendations

 

See full story

Article
25 October 2016

New Blog: Breaking silence: Getting companies, govts. and the UN to speak out to protect defenders

Author: Ella Skybenko & Ana Zbona, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Photo: Sergey Nikiforov is still serving a prison term in strict regime correctional colony...

Read more

Article
25 October 2016

UN Special Rapporteur urges Russian Govt. to investigate & take action on imprisoned indigenous rights defender's case

Author: The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

[UN Special Rapporteur's letter to Russian Govt. regarding Sergey Nikiforov's case]...

Read more

Article
18 October 2016

Europe: Trafficked persons must have access to compensation, highlights NGO

Author: Katrin McGauran, SOMO (Netherlands)

Today, on the European Day against Trafficking in Human Beings, we call upon all European governments to implement the 10 action points described below to ensure that trafficked persons can access their right to compensation and to remove the...

Read more