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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.
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...
- Betreffende Unternehmen: IBM
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...
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...
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...
- Mit Bezug auf: Major report on how human rights impact assessments should be conducted for projects backed by export credit agencies, World Bank, IFC, etc.
- Betreffende Unternehmen: Nortel Networks
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...