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30 June 2004

[PDF] full report: "In Our Court: ATCA, Sosa and the Triumph of Human Rights"

Author: EarthRights International

This report seeks to summarize the history, jurisprudence and politics of ATCA in order to explain how this relatively obscure law became a lightning rod in the world of business and human rights...[refers to Unocal, Chevron (part of ChevronTexaco),...

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1 June 2004

Co-op America's Retailer Scorecard

Author: Co-op America

[W]e've gone around the world with eight major players in America's retail landscape, looking at recent high-profile sweatshop abuses in their factories, and we've summarized their involvement in the accompanying chart. [refers to Federated Department...

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15 January 2004

Manzanarez v. C&Y Sportswear, Nien Hsing Textile Co., Ltd. and Chentex Garments

Author: Center for Constitutional Rights

In December, 2000, CCR filed suit against the [Nicaraguan] factory, Chentex Garments, Nien Hsing, its [Taiwanese] parent company, and its U.S. subsidiary, on behalf of four union leaders fired by Chentex. The suit was filed under the Alien Tort...

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12 January 2004

Corporate Accountability

Author: Center for Constitutional Rights

Too often, corporations do business with regimes that abuse human rights...Through cases such as Doe v. Unocal and Wiwa v. Royal Dutch/Shell, we have won important preliminary victories in the courts that put companies on notice that trampling on...

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11 May 2001

Chentex accord signed - An Update on this Unprecedented, Anti-sweatshop Victory [Nicaragua]

Author: Campaign for Labor Rights

[case in U.S. court regarding the Taiwanese company's conduct in Nicaragua]

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5 December 2000

full text of complaint against Chentex and Nien Hsing Textile Company

[case in U.S. court regarding the Taiwanese company's conduct in Nicaragua]

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