Lawsuits: Selected cases

Our Corporate Legal Accountability "Big Issue" is here.  Below are links to case profiles on human rights lawsuits against companies.  A complete list of lawsuits profiled is available here.

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6 November 2019

Cambodia: Siem Reap Provincial Court sentences a US attorney to 30 months imprisonment over child sex abuses during his stay in Cambodia

Author: Brandon Meyer, Tampa Bay Times

"Tampa attorney convicted of child sex abuse in Cambodia", 5 November 2019...

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26 October 2019

Cambodia: The Phnom Penh Municipal Court summons a union leader to appear for questioning over a workers' protest in 2013

Author: Kunthear Mom, Khmer Times

"Ath Thorn summoned over violent 2013 factory protest", 25 October 2019...

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24 September 2019

Cambodia: Tboung Khmum Provincial Court charges a woman with trafficking three underage girls to China

Author: Buth Reaksmey Kongkea, Khmer Times

"Woman linked to human trafficking case in 2014", 23 September 2019...

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19 September 2019

Inversiones Cobra & CXI lawsuit (re illegal invasion of land & burning of palm oil, Guatemala)

Para la versión en español de este perfil de las demandas judiciales, haga clic acá....

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23 August 2019

Cambodia: Koh Kong Provincial Court drops charges against former co-founder of Mother Nature organisation and Spanish environmental activist

Author: Chheng Niem, The Phnom Penh Post

"Mother Nature founder has charges dropped", 22 August 2019...

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22 August 2019

Cambodia: Koh Kong villagers claim their land dispute with a company has not been solved; while authorities claim the opposite

Author: Savi Khorn, The Phnom Penh Post

"Koh Kong villagers deny dispute resolved", 21 August 2019...

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14 August 2019

Cambodia: Phnom Penh Municipal Court sentences a former govt. official to 15 years imprisonment for trafficking workers to Saudi Arabia

Author: Chakrya Sophak Khouth, The Phnom Penh Post

"Former gov’t official gets 15 years for trafficking", 13 August 2019...

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29 July 2019

Socfin & Socapalm lawsuit (re defamation by NGOs & media outlets, France)

Pour la version française de ce profil, cliquez ici....

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7 June 2019

Ecuador: Judge that ruled for Chevron in pollution case was allegedly biased & had money invested in Chevron, according to analyst

Author: Aaron Kesel Activist Post

“Conflicted Judge Protects Chevron Abuse of Amazon Villagers’ Attorney Donziger” – June 4 2019...

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27 May 2019

Gloucester Resources lawsuit (re mine’s impact on climate change, Australia)

The Australian mining company, Gloucester Resources (GRL) planned to open a coal mine near Gloucester, Australia and lodged a development application for consent on 18 December 2012. The “Rocky Hill Coal Project” would produce 21 million tons of coal...

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