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Article

26 Jun 2003

Author:
Juan Forero, New York Times

Rights Groups Overseas Fight U.S. Concerns in U.S. Courts

a growing number of lawsuits [in U.S. courts under the Alien Tort Claims Act]...are stirring a fierce debate over whether American companies should be liable — in American courts — for rights abuses committed on or near their foreign installations [refers to lawsuits against Drummond (Colombia), Coca-Cola (Colombia), Unocal (Burma)]

Part of the following stories

Coca-Cola lawsuit (re Colombia)

Unocal lawsuit (re Myanmar)