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13 July 2018

Ecuador: Constitutional Court rules against Chevron’s appeal in long-running massive environmental pollution case

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13 July 2018

USA: Federal judge allows expert witness to claim that Monsanto's weed killer caused cancer

Author: Lucas Laursen, Fortune.com

"Why Monsanto could soon get hit with a flood of cancer-related lawsuits", 11 July 2018...

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13 July 2018

USA: Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $4.7bn in lawsuit alleging talcum powder caused ovarian cancer

Author: BBC

"Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.7bn damages in talc cancer case", 13 July 2018...

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12 July 2018

Shell in Nigeria: The Case for New Legal Strategies for Corporate Accountability

Author: Charity Ryerson, Corporate Accountability Lab (USA)

...Shell has subsidiaries across the world...[M]any of the communities in which they operate have been left impoverished and contaminated...In 1996 a Nigerian and a US NGO filed a complaint with the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights,...

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12 July 2018

UK appeals court upholds dismissal of lawsuit against Unilever over 2007 post-election attacks at tea plantation in Kenya

Author: Ian Jones, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

"Court of Appeal upholds AAA v Unilever judgment, declining to allow parent company liability claim", 9 July 2018...

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11 July 2018
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Author: Greenpeace France

« Procès de nos militants : pas de victoire pour EDF », 28 juin 2018...

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11 July 2018

Thailand: Court dismisses criminal defamation charges against 14 Myanmar workers

Author: Rina Chandran, Thomson Reuters Foundation News

"Thai court dismisses charges against Myanmar workers in landmark case", 11 July 2018...

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10 July 2018
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Author: El Ciudadano (Chile)

“Apoyan a indígenas en lucha contra construcción de hidroeléctrica en Guatemala”, 6 de julio de 2018...

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9 July 2018

UK: Supreme Court defers decision on application for permission to appeal in lawsuit brought by Nigerian communities against Shell over oil spill impacts

Author: Registrar of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom

"Okpabi and others (Appellants) v Royal Shell Plc and another (Respondents)", 9 July 2018...

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9 July 2018

USA: Appeals court rules Bayou Bridge oil pipeline construction can continue

Author: KTAR News (USA)

"Court: Louisiana oil pipeline construction can continue", 6 July 2018...

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