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23 Jun 2010

International Commission of Jurists

Access to Justice: Human Rights Abuses Involving Corporations – Poland

Access to legal remedies and justice has become a crucial element in today’s work protecting human rights in the context of business activities…This study assesses the extent to which Polish law provides victims of human rights abuses involving corporate entities with remedies. Criminal prosecution and civil remedies are important legal tools that can be used to redress human rights violations committed by companies. At the same time, there are numerous legal and practical obstacles, which can render the process of pursuing justice difficult and/or ineffective…

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Poland: Intl. Commission of Jurists' report on access to legal remedies & justice in the context of human rights and corporations

International Commission of Jurists - Access to Justice, Country Reports