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24 April 2018

Sri Lanka: Authorities to investigate Horana rubber factory incident over alleged violations of workplace safety resulting in deaths & injuries

Author: Vimukthi Fernando, Maneshka Borham, Sunday Observer (Sri Lanka)

"Horana factory tragedy: Lab controller arrested", 22 Apr 2018...

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24 April 2018

The Supreme Court Just Gave Unscrupulous American Corporations Another Reason to Expatriate

Author: Marco Simons, Earth Rights International (USA)

The Supreme Court ruled this morning that foreign corporations cannot be sued in U.S. courts under the U.S. Alien Tort Statute (ATS). The ATS only allows suits for the worst violations of international law – like genocide, torture, and crimes against...

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24 April 2018

USA: Supreme Court rules that corporations cannot be sued over complicity in human rights abuses abroad

On 24 April 2018, the US Supreme Court ruled in Jesner v. Arab Bank that foreign corporations cannot be sued in the US for complicity in human rights abuses abroad. The ruling, decided by a 5-to-4 vote upheld the decision of a lower court, which ruled...

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23 April 2018
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Author: IndustriALL

“Sindicatos presentan queja ante la OCDE contra BHP Billiton y Vale S.A.” -  11 de abril de 2018...

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23 April 2018
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Author: Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá

“Servicios Legales, Derechos Humanos y construcción de paz en Colombia”- 20 de abril de 2018...

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23 April 2018

USA: Media co. Vice to face ex-employee's lawsuit alleging workplace harassment & discrimination over assault incident on assignment in Algiers

Author: Brandy Zadrozny, NBC News (USA)

"Vice Media is sued after employee is assaulted on assignment", 21 Apr 2018...

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20 April 2018

Lawsuit against US govt. contractor ManTech alleges forced labour & workplace safety violations in Kuwait

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20 April 2018

Thailand: Court dismisses case against 7 activists protesting against gold mine that allegedly poses risk for health & environment

Author: Rina Chardan, Thomson Reuters Foundation via Place

"Charges against Thai activists dismissed, mining protest to go on", 20 Apr 2018...

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20 April 2018

USA: Private prison co. CoreCivic to face lawsuit alleging use of forced labour of immigrants at detention centre

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19 April 2018

Belgian firms to face prosecution over exporting chemicals allegedly used in attacks against civilians in Syria

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