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Corporate Accountability Now

On February 28, 2012, the Supreme Court will hear two cases that will determine whether corporations can be sued for their complicity in torture, crimes against humanity, and other human rights abuses [Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, and Mohamad v. Palestinian Authority]. These cases have profound implications for the future of corporate accountability in the United States. [Site has profiles of the following additional lawsuits: Holocaust settlements; Doe v. Unocal; Wang Xiaoyang v. Yahoo!; Blackwater cases; Apartheid cases; Almog v. Arab Bank; Chiquita cases; Sarei v. Rio Tinto; Abu Ghraib cases; Doe v. Cisco; Doe v. Exxon Mobil; Adhikari v. Daoud & Partners]

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Abu Ghraib lawsuits against CACI, Titan (now L-3)

Rio Tinto lawsuit (re Papua New Guinea)

Shell lawsuit (re Nigeria - Kiobel & Wiwa)

Unocal lawsuit (re Myanmar)

Cisco Systems lawsuits (re China)

Yahoo! lawsuit (re China)

Arab Bank lawsuit (re terrorist attacks in Israel)

Apartheid reparations lawsuits (re So. Africa)

Blackwater USA lawsuit (re 16 Sep 2007 Baghdad incident)

Abu Ghraib lawsuits against CACI, Titan (now L-3)