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26 January 2018

Nevsun appeals to Canada Supreme Court in Eritreans' forced labor lawsuit

Author: Susan Taylor, Reuters (UK)

...Canada’s top court said... that Nevsun filed an application on Jan. 19, seeking permission to appeal a British Columbia court ruling in November, which confirmed the case could proceed in the western Canadian province....

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18 January 2018
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Author: Hélène Buzzetti, Le Devoir (Canada)

..[L]e nouvel ombudsman, qui déclenchera les enquêtes de son choix et aura le pouvoir de forcer les entreprises récalcitrantes à collaborer. Les outils de coercition qui seront mis à sa disposition n’ont cependant pas encore été dévoilés. Ottawa...

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11 January 2018

How courts and advocates are shaping legal doctrine on corporate liability and human rights obligations

Author: Marion Cadier, Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

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11 January 2018

Our latest Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin is now available

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30 November 2017

Recent lawsuits contribute to emerging norm of corporate accountability for international crimes, says scholar

Author: Dieneke de Vos, on Just Security

" Corporate Criminal Accountability for International Crimes ", 30 Nov 2017...

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27 November 2017

Canada: Recent lawsuits point to advances in accountability of Canadian mining companies for abuses abroad, observers say

Author: Douglas Quan, National Post (Canada)

" 'New era': Canadian mining industry closely watching three civil cases alleging human rights abuses ", 27 Nov 2017...

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21 November 2017

Canada: Lawsuit against Nevsun for alleged forced labour & torture in Eritrea mine can proceed, says Appeal Court

Author: Canadian Centre for International Justice

" Appeal court confirms slave labour lawsuit against Canadian mining company can go to trial ", 21 Nov 2017...

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19 September 2017

Eritrea: Metalor & Lufthansa accused of importing gold extracted under conditions of forced labour to Switzerland; incl. company responses

On 30 August 2017, Swiss national TV aired a major report detailing how huge amounts of raw gold extracted from Eritrea, under practices of forced labour and slavery, end up in Switzerland for the final process of refinery. The report indicates that...

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29 August 2017
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Author: Christelle Belporo, Université de Montréal, dans Agence Science Presse Blog

« Les multinationales au banc des accusés », 11 août 2017...

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22 August 2017
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