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Landmark Court Rulings

[Freeport-McMoRan comments on lawsuits against the company in US courts alleging abuses in West Papua]

Part of the following stories

full report: Forests of Fear: The Abuse of Human Rights in Forest Conflicts

The Amungme, Kamoro & Freeport [West Papua]

full text of Appellate Court's decision affirming lower court's dismissal of Beanal's claims

Speech by plaintiff Tom Beanal

What's Yours Is Mine

Mining for Disaster

Update on human rights lawsuits against companies under US Alien Tort Claims Act, including ChevronTexaco, Coca-Cola, ExxonMobil, Shell, Unocal

Current issue of "Human Rights Dialogue" explores link between environmental problems & human rights abuses

full report: "In Our Court: ATCA, Sosa and the Triumph of Human Rights"

Freeport-McMoRan lawsuits (re West Papua)