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Lawsuit against Hudbay in Canada may open new avenue to claims for abuses committed abroad, says commentary
Author: Sebastian Rosemont, Foreign Policy in Focus (USA)
"Seeking Justice in Canada: Hitting Mining Companies Where They Live", 12 Aug 2014...
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Author: Amnesty International
This book seeks to ground the debate on the human right to remedy in cases of corporate-related abuse in the lived experiences of victims…[It]… focuses on four emblematic cases and exposes how corporate political and financial power intertwined with...
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Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
In August 1995, the tailings dam at the Omai Mine in Guyana failed, spilling mine tailings containing cyanide, heavy metals and other pollutants into the Essequibo River. About 23,000 people live in the region surrounding the river, and they rely on...
[PDF] The Third Pillar: Access to Judicial Remedies for Human Rights Violations by Transnational Business
Author: Gwynne Skinner, Robert McCorquodale, Olivier De Schutter & Andie Lambe
The Access to Judicial Remedy (A2JR) Project set out to identify and analyze the barriers in the United States, Canada, and Europe…The detailed mapping exercise undertaken in the development of this Report shows that States are generally not fulfilling...
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Author: Sonya Nigam, University of Ottawa, in Canadian Lawyer
Increasingly, Canadian extractive companies and their subsidiaries have been the subject of allegations of human rights violations associated with their overseas activities, particularly when operating in developing countries. For years, liability...
Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre case profile for class action lawsuits against Cambior over pollution of Essequibo River in Guyana caused by failure of tailings dam at Omai mine owned by Cambior.]
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Author: CMC and Antigua Observer
The…Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA)…claimed that...in the Canadian legal system, “…it is nearly impossible for foreign citizens to bring lawsuits involving egregious environmental and human rights violations in Canadian courts"…[citing] a 1997...
Author: Jeremy Hazlehurst, Financial Times
In one week in October, miners, refiners, industry groups and non-governmental organisations held two meetings that could start a revolution in the gold industry. One, in Washington, DC fine-tuned rules for preventing gold that has funded conflict from...