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Corporate Human Rights [human rights lawsuits agains multinationals in U.S. courts]

...For several years, a small group of lawyers and labor advocates has been trying to hold transnational companies responsible for their actions by suing them in the United States for abetting and/or benefiting from human rights abuses overseas. [refers to lawsuits against Unocal, Shell, Texaco, Rio Tinto, Coca-Cola, Fresh Del Monte Produce, DynCorp, Drummond Company, ExxonMobil]

Part of the following stories

Coca-Cola lawsuit (re Colombia)

Drummond lawsuits (re Colombia)

DynCorp lawsuits (re Colombia & Ecuador)

ExxonMobil lawsuit (re Aceh)

Rio Tinto lawsuit (re Papua New Guinea)

Shell lawsuit (re Nigeria - Kiobel & Wiwa)

Texaco/Chevron lawsuits (re Ecuador)