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19 July 2018

Commentary: Holding companies criminally liable for human rights abuses committed overseas

Author: Andrew Smith, Alice Lepeuple, Corker Binning (UK)

"Holding companies criminally liable for human rights abuses", 17 Jul 2018...

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19 July 2018

Germany: NGO sues Govt. over failure to tackle groundwater contamination allegedly caused by agricultural industry

Author: Xinhuanet (China)

"German gov't sued by NGO for excessive nitrate contamination of groundwater", 17 Jul 2018...

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19 July 2018

USA: Lawsuit challenges offshore oil & gas lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico over environmental & health concerns

Author: Ucilia Wang, Climate Liability News

"Lawsuit: New Offshore Drilling Leases Unsafe for Gulf, Climate", 18 Jul 2018...

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18 July 2018

USA: 4 former Delta Air Lines employees file lawsuit alleging sexual harassment, race & national origin discrimination

Author: Michelle Gant, Fox News (USA)

"Delta employees claim they were fired for speaking Korean, reporting sexual harassment", 17 Jul 2018...

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18 July 2018

USA: Ex-employee files lawsuit against chemical co. alleging hostile work environment led to anxiety & forced him to retire

Author: Kristine Gonzales-Abella, SE Texas Record (USA)

"Former Dow Chemical employee alleges hostile working environment forced him to retire", 17 Jul 2018...

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17 July 2018

Australia: Supreme Court hears lawsuit alleging electricity co's responsibility for 2014 bushfire that destroyed 57 homes

Author: David Weber, ABC News (Australia)

"Perth Hills bushfire class action claims power pole that started blaze was in a 'deplorable' state", 16 Jul 2018...

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17 July 2018

Survivors & families of victims of 2016 bomb attack on Canadian embassy in Kabul sue Govt. & security firm

Author: Murray Brewster, CBC News (Canada)

"Security firm named in lawsuit against Ottawa once accused of recruiting ex-child soldiers", 21 June 2018...

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17 July 2018

USA: Boeing employee wins racial discrimination & harassment lawsuit against co.

Author: Chris Haire, Press-Telegram (USA)

"Boeing employee wins racial harassment, discrimination lawsuit against company, which has 5 lawsuits on the way", 15 Jul 2018...

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17 July 2018

USA: MGM Resorts claims co. cannot be held liable for Las Vegas mass shooting; asks court to dismiss lawsuits brought on behalf of victims

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16 July 2018

Cambodia: Union leaders freed on bail after five months detention following textile company's complaint

Author: Sen David, Khmer Times

"Kandal union protest leaders freed on bail", 11 July 2018...

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