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1 March 2014

Philip Morris Brasil, Souza Cruz lawsuit (re Brazil)

In July 1995, the Associação de Defensa da Saúde do Fumante (ADESF; Association for the Defense of Smokers’ health) filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Philip Morris Brasil and Souza Cruz (part of British American Tobacco) had made misleading...

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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)

The Department of Health found the aerial spraying of pesticides has negative health effects on local residents. Consequently, Davao City passed an ordinance banning aerial spraying. Several banana companies filed suit in response to the Ordinance, c...

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9 December 2013

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

Para la versión en español de este perfil de las demandas judiciales, haga clic acá.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...

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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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30 July 2013

African Barrick Gold lawsuit (re Tanzania)

Plaintiffs are a group of 12 Tanzanians who filed suit in the UK High Court alleging the North Mara Gold Mine Limited uses local police as security to threaten and shoot at local residents using tear gas and live ammunition. They further allege the N...

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17 July 2013

Thomson Safaris lawsuit (re Maasai in Tanzania)

On 3 February 2010, semi nomadic Maasai pastoralists filed a claim in Tanzania against Tanzania Breweries (TB) and Tanzania Conservation Ltd (TC), alleging that the companies forcefully evicted the plaintiffs from their ancestral land, and acquired it...

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8 July 2013

Danzer Group & SIFORCO lawsuits (re Dem. Rep. Congo)

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20 June 2013

Daimler lawsuit (re Argentina)

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