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Putting corporations on trial

Corporations on Trial is a five-part series charting the rapidly growing number of lawsuits brought against multi-national corporations...People & Power presenter and reporter, Juliana Ruhfus, explains the reasons behind the series and the importance of exposing the use and abuse of coporate power...One of the key changes is the coming of age of environmental and human rights activism...[refers to Lapindo Brantas (joint venture Energi Mega Persada, MedcoEnergi, Santos), Chiquita, ExxonMobil, Chevron, Texaco, Dole]

Part of the following stories

Chiquita lawsuits (re Colombia)

Trafigura lawsuits (re Côte d’Ivoire)

Al Jazeera English launches 5-part "Corporations on Trial" series, featuring human rights lawsuits against Alstom, Chiquita, ExxonMobil, Green Park/Green Mount, Lapindo Brantas, Trafigura, Veolia

Green Park Intl. lawsuit (re Bil’in villagers' land grabbing)