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13 July 2004
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Autor/in: Mark Bourrie, Inter Press Service

An international diamond "policing" scheme [Kimberley Process] has stricken the Republic of Congo from its list of countries certified as following global trading rules, and accused the nation of exporting illegal gems.

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11 July 2004
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In January 2002 the Gypsy International Recognition and Compensation Action association (GIRCA) filed a lawsuit against IBM in Geneva’s Court of First Instance on behalf of five Roma (Gypsy) plaintiffs who were orphaned in the Holocaust.  The lawsuit...

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8 July 2004
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Autor/in: Professor Anita Ramasastry, FindLaw columnist, special to CNN.com

In late June, a Swiss appeals court decided that a group of five Gypsies could sue IBM in Switzerland...The Gypsies allege that IBM had a role in facilitating the Holocaust. Specifically, they allege that IBM helped the Nazis commit mass murder, by...

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8 July 2004
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Autor/in: Anita Ramasastry, Associate Professor of Law, University of Washington [USA], in Findlaw's Writ

[A] Swiss appeals court decided that a group of five Gypsies could sue IBM in Switzerland. Previously, a lower court had dismissed the case on the ground that it lacked jurisdiction - deeming IBM's Geneva office only an "antenna," and not its European...

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3 July 2004
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Autor/in: editorial, New York Times

The Supreme Court has upheld an important law [Alien Tort Claims Act] that offers victims of torture, genocide, slavery and war crimes worldwide a day in court...International businesses hate the law...The Bush administration agrees. But in its first...

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1 July 2004
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Autor/in: NGO Working Group on EDC [Export Development Canada], Halifax Initiative Coalition

[T]his discussion paper proposes a framework, based on best practices, for mainstreaming human rights concerns into all stages of the project cycle [for projects supported by export credit agencies, World Bank, IFC and other public international...

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24 June 2004
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Autor/in: Ram Etwareea, Le Temps

Le Compact global (CG) des Nations unies, un programme pour inciter les entreprises à promouvoir les droits fondamentaux et les normes environnementales ou un instrument pour «blanchir» les multinationales complices des Etats qui bafouent les droits...

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22 June 2004
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Autor/in: Thomas Atkins, Reuters

A Swiss court has cleared the way for a group of gypsies to sue computer giant IBM for allegedly helping Nazi slaughter campaigns during World War II...

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4 June 2004
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4 June 2004
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Autor/in: Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development

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