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Lawsuits by companies against advocates

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20 March 2003

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20 March 2003

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20 March 2003

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20 March 2003

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Unocal lawsuit (re Myanmar)

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South African Airways lawsuit (re HIV discrimination)

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Gold miner silicosis litigation (re So. Africa)

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Coca-Cola lawsuit (re Colombia)

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