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Summary of ATCA Cases Involving Multinational Corporations

[scroll down to item 3, "Beanal, et. al. v. Freeport-McMoran, Inc., et. al." under the heading "DISMISSED CASES -APPEAL DENIED"]

Part of the following stories

full report: Forests of Fear: The Abuse of Human Rights in Forest Conflicts

The Amungme, Kamoro & Freeport [West Papua]

full text of Appellate Court's decision affirming lower court's dismissal of Beanal's claims

Speech by plaintiff Tom Beanal

What's Yours Is Mine

Mining for Disaster

Update on human rights lawsuits against companies under US Alien Tort Claims Act, including ChevronTexaco, Coca-Cola, ExxonMobil, Shell, Unocal

Freeport-McMoRan lawsuits (re West Papua)