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18 Nov 2010

Rights and Accountability in Development (RAID), Global Witness

[DOC] Invitation: “Precedent for extraterritoriality - Canadian justice for Congolese victims” [London, 18 Nov]

Rights and Accountability in Development (RAID) and Global Witness invite you to a discussion around the class action filed against Anvil Mining Limited on 8 November 2010 by relatives of victims and survivors of the Kilwa massacre. The claimants allege that the company, by providing logistical assistance, played a role in human rights abuses, including the massacre by the Congolese military of more than 70 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2004...Date: Thursday, 18th November 2010...Time: 4.30 pm..Members of the Panel will include: Tricia Feeney (Executive Director, RAID), Seema Joshi (Legal Advisor, Global Witness), Richard Meeran (Partner, Leigh Day and Co.) and Bruce Johnston (Partner, Trudel and Johnston)...This event is by invitation only.

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