Headquarters in Germany
Author: Claudia Müller-Hoff und Dr. Miriam Saage-Maaß, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) und Brot für die Welt
Mehr Informationen zu den Fallbeispielen finden Sie unter den folgenden Links: KiK, Nestlé, Lahmeyer [auf Englisch]...
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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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Morocco/Western Sahara: Report warns wind energy companies from engaging in projects in Western Sahara without consent of local communities
Author: Western Sahara Resource Watch
Report: COP22 controversy - Moroccan green energy used for plunder, 2 November 2016...
Morocco has been encouraging the building of wind energy projects in the Western Sahara. These projects have raised several controversies with some Sahrawi people who complain that they have not been properly consulted and that these projects deepen t...
German prosecutors close lawsuit against Lahmeyer managers for alleged displacement caused by dam construction in Sudan
Author: European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights
"German managers won't face trial for displacement in Sudan dam case, ECCHR-Newsletter No. 44 (November 2016)", 2 Nov 2016...
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Author: Daniel Mützel , Euractiv
Le Parlement européen voudrait que les entreprises qui transgressent les droits de l’Homme soient poursuivies en justice et que les produits éthiques soient estampillés « sans maltraitance »…...
New "Corporate Crime Principles" aim to advance companies' legal accountability for human rights - an initiative of Amnesty Intl. & ICAR