Resolute Forest Products
Headquarters in Canada
Protect the Protest reflects on first year of work to stop the use of SLAPPs to silence free speech & activism
Author: Protect the Protest
"The First Anniversary of the Protect the Protest Task Force Launch", 26 September 2019...
Commentary: Mining companies using nuisance lawsuits to frustrate human rights defenders in So. Africa
Author: Marcos Orellana, Newsweek (USA)
“Green activists are fighting the great fight—but are being dragged down by petty lawsuits | opinion” 7 May 2019...
Human Rights Watch director says baseless lawsuits by cos. are a growing global trend to stop environmental activists
Author: Marcos Orellana, Environment and human rights director, Human Rights Watch
"Green activists are fighting the great fight—but are being dragged down by petty lawsuits | opinion", 07 May 2019...
Author: Nicholas Kusnetz, Inside Climate News
A U.S. judge on [22 January 2019] dismissed the most serious claims in a lawsuit brought by a Canadian logging company that accused Greenpeace and another advocacy group of running a criminal enterprise to damage the company…...
USA: Court dismisses lawsuit by Resolute Forest Products to silence NGOs criticising its environmental impact
In 2016, Resolute Forest Products sued Greenpeace, Greenpeace Fund, Greenpeace International, Stand.earth, and five individual defendants for defamation in US courts. The Canadian logging company also sued the environmental activist groups for federal...
Today, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California issued a landmark decision dismissing all claims under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) in the case brought by Resolute Forest Products against...
Author: The Canadian Press
A Montreal-based forestry company has had most of its lawsuit against a group of environmental organizations dismissed by a California judge....
Commentary: Companies' attempts to silence human rights advocates & attack free speech - Energy Transfer Partners' lawsuit against Greenpeace
Author: Molly Dorozenski, Greenpeace
"7 Things You Need to Know About ETP’s Lawsuit Against Greenpeace", 7 Dec 2017...
- Related stories: Energy Transfer lawsuit (re Dakota Access Pipeline, USA) Resolute Forest Products lawsuits (re alleged racketeering & defamation by environmental organizations, USA)
- Related in-depth areas: Latest Legal News Latest news on human rights defenders USA: Human rights concerns regarding Dakota Access Pipeline
- Related companies: Energy Transfer Partners Resolute Forest Products
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