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26 April 2019

UK: Ex-tobacco salesman given free cigarettes as perk of job & suffering from cancer to sue British American Tobacco

Author: Jane Dalton, Independent (UK)

"Tobacco salesman given 1,200 free cigarettes a month has inoperable lung cancer", 25 Apr 2019...

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21 April 2019

London Metal Exchange will only allow trading of responsibly sourced metals by 2022

The London Metal Exchange (LME) announced on 23 April 2019 that it will be introducing responsible sourcing standards across all brands, requiring all metals traded on the exchange to be responsibly sourced from 2022 onwards. This announcement came af...

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20 April 2019

Vedanta: Supreme Court rules that Zambians can seek legal redress in the UK against parent company

Author: Allen & Overy

The UK Supreme Court has decided that a claim for negligence and breach of statutory duty against a Zambian mining company and its English parent can be heard by the English courts. The much anticipated decision has important ramifications for Briti...

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19 April 2019

Not quite ‘beating your head against a brick wall’: the Supreme Court’s decision in Vedanta v. Lungowe

Author: Nadia Bernaz, Rights as usual

On 10 April 2019, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom delivered its highly-anticipated decision in the case of Vedanta v. Lungowe (Lungowe v. Vedanta in the lower courts). The Supreme Court unanimously decided the case should proceed in English...

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16 April 2019

Report looks at National Human Rights Institutions' work in facilitating access to remedy for business-related human rights abuses

Author: Danish Institute for Human Rights & German Institute for Human Rights

"Case studies and workshop report: Remedy in business and human rights cases", 12 April 2019...

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12 April 2019

BankTrack report finds banks hide links to human rights abuses behind "client confidentiality"

In a recent report published by BankTrack, the banking industry is revealed as citing self-imposed client confidentiality to avoid discussing potential links to human rights abuses.

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12 April 2019

Zambian farmers can take Vedanta to court over water pollution. What are the legal implications?

Author: Gabrielle Holly, Omnia Strategy LLP

Gabrielle Holly at Omnia Strategy LLP analyses the UK Supreme Court's landmark decision....

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11 April 2019
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Author: La Fiva

« Les Zambiens peuvent engager une action en justice pour pollution dans les mines devant les tribunaux anglais », 10 avril 2019 ...

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10 April 2019

UK Supreme court rules Zambians can sue Vedanta in English courts

On 10 Apr 2019, the Supreme Court has ruled that a case brought by almost 2,000 Zambian villagers against Konkola Copper Mines and its parent company Vedanta Resources PLC can be heard by the English courts.    

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10 April 2019

UK: CSOs call for mandatory human rights due diligence law to make multinationals accountable for abuses

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre & other CSOs

We are civil society organisations... launching a new campaign calling for an effective law to require companies and investors to take action to prevent human rights abuses, worker exploitation and environmental harm in their global operations,...

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