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Corporate Legal Accountability Annual Briefing - Corporate impunity is common & remedy for victims is rare
Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
This year’s Annual Briefing highlights the rising impunity of companies’ involvement in human rights abuse...Unscrupulous companies are increasingly targeting activists, using the justice system to hold them accountable, with repression and lawsuits. ...
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Commentary: The Legal Case Map, a key resource for firms' human rights & modern slavery risk management
Author: Kristina Novak, Liberty Asia
"Innovative Tech Tools Changing Modern Slavery Risk Perception", 13 Apr 2017...
Author: Leigh Day (UK)
Leigh Day today announced it has achieved substantial compensation for the first claimants to ever bring a High Court case against a British company in relation to modern slavery. The legal action...alleges that Kent-based couple, Darrell Houghton and...
UK: Victims in first lawsuit over modern slavery & human trafficking against British company win substantial compensation
In December 2014, six Lithuanian nationals commenced a civil lawsuit in the UK against the company DJ Houghton Chicken Catching Services (DJ Houghton). They were employed between 2008 and 2012 to catch birds in chicken farms across the UK for major...