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18 Jun 2020

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Update - Issue 35, June 2020: Companies abuse lawsuits to silence critics, even amidst a global pandemic

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This Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Update looks at the most significant developments in corporate legal accountability for human rights abuses in the second quarter of 2020, and includes:

  • A highlight on abusive lawsuits against human rights defenders
  • Three new case profiles of lawsuits against companies: FIFA (re migrant workers, Qatar), Total (re climate change, France), NSO Group (re hacking of Whatsapp users, USA)
  • A new case profile of a lawsuit by Technoprivod against an environmental NGO in Ukraine
  • And many other updates, legal news and resources on corporate legal accountability.