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[PDF] The Unocal Settlement: Implications for the Developing Law on Corporate Complicity in Human Rights Abuses

Author: Rachel Chambers, Castan Centre for Human Rights Law at Monash University [Australia], in Human Rights Brief, Washington College of Law, American University, Published on: 21 September 2005

This article will examine the Unocal litigation as part of the international movement to make transnational corporations accountable for human rights violations. Specifically, it argues that a corporation’s role in such violations creates indirect legal liability to victims, even if the direct harm was caused by another party. [also refers to lawsuits against Shell, Talisman Energy, Barclays, Citigroup, Rio Tinto]

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Related companies: Barclays Chevron Citigroup Rio Tinto Shell Talisman Unocal (part of Chevron)