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"Disappearances"

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Human Rights Watch letter to Colombian Attorney General re impunity for anti-union violence
José Miguel Vivanco, Human Rights Watch, 3 Oct 2011

US appeals court rules lawsuit against Daimler over alleged abuses against union workers during Argentine "Dirty War" can be heard in US court, includes allegations of “disappearances”
Jonathan Stempel, Reuters, 18 May 2011
      Bauman, et al. v. DaimlerChrysler Corporation, et al. - Opinion
      US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 18 May 2011

Argentina: ECCHR submits legal opinion in case against sugar company Ledesma over human rights abuses during military dictatorship, includes allegations of false imprisonment, murder, torture & disappearance
European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR), 5 Apr 2011

Argentina: In trials re military govt. in 1970s, former Mercedes-Benz worker says he witnessed detention & kidnapping of workmates/unionists, with the company's complicity
European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR), Mar 2010

Philippines: ILO hears testimonies of union leader murders, “disappearances” and other labour violations
Jerome Aning, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 23 Sep 2009

Colombia: Amnesty Intl. highlights "systematic" attacks against trade unionists
Amnesty Intl., 3 Jul 2007

Allegations against Ford for abuses during the military dictatorship (1976-1983)
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Last updated 24 April 2007

Argentina: DaimlerChrysler sued in USA over alleged role in disappearance, torture & presumed death of workers & union leaders
Pablo Bachelet, Reuters, 14 Jan 2004

DaimlerChrysler announces external inquiry into claims its subsidiaries handed over union activists to Argentina's military dictatorship
BBC, 28 Oct 2002

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Colombia debe garantizar justicia frente a violencia antisindical
José Miguel Vivanco, Human Rights Watch, 3 octubre 2011

Argentina: Defensores de derechos humanos presentan demandas penales contra Ledesma por supuestos delitos de lesa humanidad cometidos durante la dictadura militar
Télam (Argentina), 5 abril 2011

La ONG ECCHR presenta informe legal en caso contra empresa azucarera Ledesma
Centro Europeo para los Derechos Constitucionales y Humanos (ECCHR), 6 abril 2011

Avanza en EE.UU. causa abierta contra Mercedes-Benz por su supuesta implicación en desapariciones de obreros durante la dictadura en Argentina
Terra Actualidad – EFE, 21 abril 2008

Colombia: Informe de Amnistía destaca agresiones "sistemáticas" contra sindicalistas
Amnistía Internacional, 3 julio 2007

Demanda presentada en Argentina contra Ford por ex-empleados que dicen que fueron secuestrados y torturados en las instalaciones de la empresa durante la dictadura militar (1976-1983)
Compilado por el Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humano, 24 abril 2007

Argentina: Califican de “antecedente importante” fallo que obliga a Siderca (filial de Techint) a indemnizar a víctima de la dictadura
Diario Hoy (Argentina), 24 abril 2007

Argentina: Alegaciones de complicidad del Ingenio Ledesma con fuerzas de seguridad de la dictadura en 1976
Gonzalo Besteiro, RosarioNet (Argentina), 29 julio 2006
     A 30 años del Apagón: Persiste la demanda por un ambiente sano y en defensa de los DDHH
     Jujuy al día (Argentina), 27 julio 2006
     Imputaciones sin fundamentos y manifiesta mala fe
     Ledesma, 15 agosto 2006
     Comentarios de Carlos D. Pérez, Coordinador de REDH
     Carlos D. Pérez, Coordinador de REDH, 16 septiembre 2006     
     Respuesta de Ledesma S.A.A.I. a la Red Solidaria por los Derechos Humanos
     Ledesma, 7 noviembre 2006

Demandan a DaimlerChrysler en EEUU por abusos en Argentina
Reuters, 14 enero 2004

[Français]

La Colombie est l'un des endroits les plus dangereux du monde pour les syndicalistes
Amnesty Intl., 3 juillet 2007

Argentine : Filiale de Techint indemnisera une victime de la dictature - un "précédent important", selon la Ligue Argentine des droits de l'homme
ATS (Agence Télégraphique Suisse), 25 avril 2007

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14 January 2004

DaimlerChrysler sued over alleged Argentine abuses

Author: Pablo Bachelet, Reuters

[USA]: Automaker DaimlerChrysler...was sued on Wednesday over its alleged role in the disappearance and torture of workers and union leaders at the height of the "Dirty War" in Argentina, nearly three decades ago...The plaintiffs say the...

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14 January 2004
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Author: Reuters

Según la demanda, presentada en un tribunal federal de California por los familiares de las víctimas, varios ejecutivos de la planta de González-Catán de Mercedes Benz Argentina, en la provincia de Buenos Aires, colaboraron entre 1976 y 1977 en la...

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28 October 2002

Car firm probes union 'betrayal' claim

Author: BBC News

The car firm DaimlerChrysler has announced an external inquiry into claims that one of its subsidiaries handed over 14 union activists to Argentina's military dictatorship in the 1970s.

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