Al Jazeera English launches 5-part "Corporations on Trial" series, featuring human rights lawsuits against Alstom, Chiquita, ExxonMobil, Green Park/Green Mount, Lapindo Brantas, Trafigura, Veolia

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20 May 2009

Corporations on Trial

Author: Al Jazeera

International channel Al Jazeera English launches today, 20 May 2009, its five part “Corporations on Trial” series in its flagship People & Power slot. First in the series is “Dumping Ground” (Ivory Coast)...Transmission dates & times...Please note that you can also watch the film online...[refers to Chiquita, ExxonMobil, Trafigura]

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20 May 2009

Putting corporations on trial

Author: Al Jazeera

Corporations on Trial is a five-part series charting the rapidly growing number of lawsuits brought against multi-national corporations...People & Power presenter and reporter, Juliana Ruhfus, explains the reasons behind the series and the importance of exposing the use and abuse of coporate power...One of the key changes is the coming of age of environmental and human rights activism...[refers to Lapindo Brantas (joint venture Energi Mega Persada, MedcoEnergi, Santos), Chiquita, ExxonMobil, Chevron, Texaco, Dole]

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