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Corporate Legal Accountability Annual Briefing - Corporate impunity is common & remedy for victims is rare
Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
This year’s Annual Briefing highlights the rising impunity of companies’ involvement in human rights abuse...Unscrupulous companies are increasingly targeting activists, using the justice system to hold them accountable, with repression and lawsuits. ...
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Video: Interview with Peruvian plaintiff & his lawyer about the climate change lawsuit against RWE in Germany
Author: VICE News
Author: German Watch
Saúl Luciano Lliuya will file an appeal to the Higher Regional Court Hamm (Germany) against the decision made by the District Court Essen. The Peruvian, who lives in the high Andes, aims to make the german energy corporation RWE bear a share of the...
Author: Megan Darby, Climate Change News
"Peruvian climate lawsuit against German coal giant dismissed", 15 Dec 2016...
Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: Corporate legal accountability & haze in Indonesia
as Landgericht Essen hat die "Klimaklage" des peruanischen Bergführers und Kleinbauern Saúl Luciano Lliuya gegen RWE heute abgewiesen. Das Zivilgericht begründete dies unter anderem mit einer fehlenden "rechtlichen Kausalität", räumte aber gleichwohl...
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Author: Deutsche Welle (Germany)
"Peruvian farmer sues German energy firm RWE", 24 Nov 2016...
Environmental activists around the world initiate lawsuits against polluting industries to stop climate change
Author: Steve Rushton, Occupy.com
"From Norway to Peru, US to Philippines, Activists Sue for Climate Justice", 27 Oct 2016...