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26 April 2018

USA: Electricity provider to face lawsuit alleging its coal plant's emissions caused incurable illness

Author: Tom Dempsey, Kansas City News vis kshb.com (USA)

"Lawsuit claims emissions from KCP&L coal plant caused incurable disease", 25 Apr 2018...

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26 April 2018

Canada: Federal & local govts. to sue 3 cos. over oil pollution allegedly caused by their ship

Author: Business Vancouver (Canada)

"Lawsuit of the week: Feds, province and city claim ship owners have not paid for cleanup costs of 2015 Burrard Inlet oil spill", 24 Apr 2018...

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25 April 2018

Brazilian court extends settlement deadline in lawsuit against mining cos. Vale & BHP over Samarco mine disaster

Author: Agence France-Presse (France)

"BHP, Vale given extension to settle Brazil mine disaster claim", 23 Apr 2018...

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25 April 2018
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24 April 2018
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Author: El Financiero (México)

“CIDH admite queja por accidente en Pasta de Conchos ocurrido hace 12 años”, 19 de abril de 2018...

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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

US Supreme Court rules that foreign corporations cannot be sued for human rights abuses under the Alien Tort Statute

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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24 April 2018
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Author: Simon Piel et Joan Tilouine, Le Monde

Selon les informations du « Monde », le milliardaire breton est entendu dans une enquête sur des soupçons de corruption autour de l’attribution de concessions portuaires à son groupe, au Togo et en Guinée, en 2010...ce mardi 24 avril, c’est dans les...

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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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