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4 May 2011
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Author: Geneviève De Lacour, Journal de l'Environnement

...[Le] procès de la firme internationale Eternit se poursuit en Italie. 1.800 personnes sont décédées de l’amiante. Elles viennent toutes de 4 villes italiennes (Casale Monferrato, Cavagnolo, Bagnoli et Rubiera) ayant hébergé une usine Eternit des...

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4 July 2011

Italian court seeks 20-year terms in asbestos mega-trial

Author: Giuseppe Cacace, AFP

A court in Turin...requested jail terms of 20 years against a Swiss billionaire and a Belgian baron in the biggest ever trial over asbestos-related deaths, judicial officials said. Stephan Schmidheiny, the former Swiss owner of the Eternit...

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6 July 2011

Eternit lawsuit (re asbestos exposure in Italy)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In 2004, prosecutors in Turin, Italy, investigated the death of a man who had died of mesothelioma, an asbestos-related lung disease.  The deceased man was a former employee of the Swiss building firm, Eternit.  On 12 December 2004, the Asbestos...

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6 July 2011

Eternit lawsuit (re asbestos exposure in Italy)

Pour la version française de ce profil, cliquez ici. In 2004, prosecutors in Turin, Italy, investigated the death of a man who had died of mesothelioma, an asbestos-related lung disease.  The deceased man was a former employee of the Swiss building fi...

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21 November 2011

Italy asbestos trial verdict expected in February

Author: AFP

A massive class action lawsuit in Italy against a Swiss billionaire and a Belgian baron over 3,000 allegedly asbestos-related illnesses and deaths ended on Monday and a verdict is expected in February. Stephan Schmidheiny, the former Swiss owner of...

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13 February 2012

Swiss, Belgian sentenced to jail in Italy asbestos trial [Italy]

Author: Paola Italiano, Reuters

An Italian court…sentenced a Swiss tycoon and a Belgian baron to 16 years in jail for negligence that led to more than 2,000 asbestos-related deaths in the biggest trial of its kind...[The defendants] were accused of intentionally omitting to put in...

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14 February 2012
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Author: Tribune de Genève

La Cour européenne des droits de l’homme a accepté la plainte d’une victime de l’amiante de la Fabrique Suisse de Machines-Outils Oerlikon, actuellement Alstom...Outre Alstom, la plainte est aussi dirigée contre la Suva, tous deux ayant, selon la...

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11 May 2012
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Author: AWP/ATS [Suisse]

Le premier procès civil de l'amiante contre Eternit en Suisse a abouti à un non-lieu...les faits étant prescrits, indique l'entreprise. Le Tribunal cantonal a rejeté une plainte de la famille d'un homme décédé d'un cancer en 2004, qui avait vécu dans...

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20 June 2012

[PDF] Annual Briefing - Corporate Legal Accountability

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing provides an overview of corporate legal accountability for human rights, summarising trends and developments in this field. The goal is to help a wide audience understand what is happening in different parts of the world. This briefing...

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13 March 2013
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Author: Le Vif [Belgique]

Le parquet de Turin a requis mercredi 20 ans de prison contre…Stephan Schmidheiny et…Louis de Cartier lors du procès en appel Eternit, des victimes de l'amiante. Les deux hommes sont accusés d'être responsables du décès de milliers de personnes en...

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