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1 Jun 2012

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International Commission of Jurists

[PDF] Access to Justice: Human Rights Abuses Involving Corporations - Democratic Republic of Congo

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This report addresses the question of human rights abuses committed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), by or with the participation or collaboration of business corporations and the remedies available to the victims. It draws a map of legislation and practice as well as the practical obstacles that hinder the effectiveness of those remedies. It highlights problems that are usually neglected in other analyses which focus on the dramatic scale of human rights violations that are committed by the armed forces, police, and armed rebel groups, particularly in the Eastern part of the country