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Lawsuits by companies against advocates

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Kenya Pipeline Company lawsuit (re explosion & fire in Nairobi)

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25 March 2014

Novartis lawsuit (re India patent law & access to medicine)

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Lawsuit against Tazreen Fashions (re factory fire in Bangladesh)

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1 March 2014

Philip Morris Brasil, Souza Cruz lawsuit (re Brazil)

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20 February 2014

Homosexuals' lawsuit to prevent newspaper inciting violence (re Uganda)

In October 2010 a Ugandan tabloid newspaper called Rolling Stone published several articles with dozens of names, photographs and home addresses of people it identified as homosexuals.  One headline read: “Hang Them; They are After Our Kids!!!!...

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17 December 2013

Aerial spraying ban lawsuit (re banana companies in Philippines)

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9 December 2013

Kaweri Coffee (part of Neumann Gruppe) lawsuit (re forced eviction in Uganda)

In August 2002 a group of Ugandans filed a criminal complaint against Kaweri Coffee Plantation and the Ugandan Government alleging that human rights violations had been committed against them in Mubende district, central Uganda.  Kaweri is a Ugandan...

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20 November 2013

Argor-Heraeus investigation (re Dem. Rep. of Congo)

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14 August 2013

COMILOG lawsuit (re Gabon)

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