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14 December 2015

US Supreme Court declines to hear victims' appeal to reinstate lawsuit against Occidental Petroleum over alleged complicity in Colombian village bombing

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4 December 2015

USA: Research measures outcomes of transnatl. human rights lawsuits from past 35 years

Author: Cortelyou C. Kenney, Stanford Law School

“Measuring Transnational Human Rights”, 1 Dec 2015...

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28 November 2014

Academic explains new limits to human rights litigation after US court dismisses lawsuit against Airscan over alleged complicity in Colombia bomb attack

Author: Roger Alford, Opinio Juris

“The Ninth Circuit’s Muddled Comity Analysis in Mujica”, 21 Nov 2014...

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25 November 2014

Standard behind US Court dismissal of Alien Tort case against Occidental & AirScan “sufficiently vague for corporations to hide behind”, says journalist

Author: Siddhartha Mahanta, Foreign Policy (USA)

"Suing companies for atrocities has never been harder. Thanks, Supreme Court!", 18 Nov 2014 [Subscription required]...

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13 November 2014
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Author: Caracol (Colombia)

“Corte de EE.UU. rechaza acusar petrolera Occidental por caso Santo Domingo” - 13 de noviembre de 2014...

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13 November 2014

US court dismisses Alien Tort case against Occidental & AirScan over alleged complicity in Colombian bombing

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12 November 2014

Mujica v. AirScan and Occidental Petroleum - Opinion

Author: US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit

We hold that Plaintiffs lack a valid claim under either the Torture Victim Protection Act (TVPA) or the Alien Tort Statute (ATS). We affirm the district court’s judgment of dismissal with respect to Plaintiffs’ state-law claims, but we do so on the...

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12 November 2014

U.S. court refuses to hold Occidental liable in Colombia bombing

Author: Jonathan Stempel, Reuters

A divided federal appeals court…refused to hold Occidental Petroleum Corp and a security contractor legally responsible for alleged complicity in a 1998 military bombing of a Colombian village that killed 17 people…The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of...

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18 February 2014

Occidental lawsuit (re Colombia)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On 23 April 2003, residents of Santo Domingo, Colombia filed a lawsuit against Occidental Petroleum (Oxy) and its security contractor, Airscan, Inc. in US federal court in California.  The plaintiffs claim that both Oxy and Airscan, in a bid to secure...

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3 July 2013

Case profile: Occidental lawsuit (re Colombia)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre case profile for lawsuit against Occidental Petroleum (Oxy) and its security contractor, Airscan. The plaintiffs claim that in a bid to secure Oxy’s pipeline in Caño Limón, they helped the Colombian Air...

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