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24 May 2018

Court dismisses Ecuadorian villagers' lawsuit asking Chevron Canada to satisfy $9.5 billion judgement against parent co. in oil pollution case

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24 May 2018

Nigeria's Bodo community claims win over Shell after latest UK court ruling

Author: Estelle Shirbon, Reuters via Thomson Reuters Foundation

A British judge ruled on Thursday that Nigeria's Bodo community, which has been involved in a protracted legal battle with Shell over the clean-up of two 2008 oil spills, should retain the option of litigation for another year.  Lawyers for Bodo had...

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23 May 2018

Canada: Judge allows class action lawsuit alleging Johnson & Johnson talcum powder caused cancer to proceed

Author: Kristin Compton, Drug Watch (USA)

"Talc Ovarian Cancer Class Action OK’d in Canada, U.S. Lawsuits Continue", 22 May 2018...

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23 May 2018
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Berta Zúñiga Cáceres, hija de Berta Cáceres anunció que la familia ha decidido demandar legalmente al Banco Holandés del Desarrollo (FMO) por negligencia y corresponsabilidad en el asesinato de su madre. Afirma que tienen pruebas de que el FMO sabía...

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22 May 2018
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Author: Radio Canada International (Canadá)

“Caso de asesinato de activista mexicano será llevado ante Corte Suprema de Canadá por la familia”, 18 de mayo de 2018...

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22 May 2018

NGOs claim Canadian diplomats should have acted with greater urgency to help prevent killing of anti-mining activist in Mexico

Author: Bloomberg BNA

“Canadian Diplomats Under Scrutiny in Anti-Mining Activist’s Death”, 21 of May, 2018...

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22 May 2018

USA: Ex-employee files lawsuit against Uber alleging sexual harassment, racial discrimination & pay inequity

Author: Sara Ashley O'Brien, CNN Tech (USA)

"Former employee sues Uber for sexual harassment, discrimination", 21 May 2018...

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22 May 2018

USA: Lawsuit alleging Monsanto's weed killer causes cancer to go to trial in June

Author: Carey Gillam, The Guardian

"Landmark lawsuit claims Monsanto hid cancer danger of weedkiller for decades", 22 May 2018...

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22 May 2018

USA: Lawsuit challenges oil & gas leases alleging Govt.'s failure to consider possible water contamination & climate change

Author: Ucilia Wang, Climate Liability News (USA)

"New Lawsuit Denounces Climate Impact of Montana Mining Leases", 21 May 2018...

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22 May 2018

USA: Supreme Court rules companies can bar employees from filing class action lawsuits through arbitration agreements

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