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14 June 2018

India: Communities affected by Bhopal gas disaster urge authorities to act on continuing groundwater contamination

Author: IBT News Desk, International Business Times (India)

"Bhopal gas tragedy victims call for immediate steps to check groundwater contamination", 14 June 2018...

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9 February 2018

The necessity for a business & human rights treaty

Author: David Bilchitz

"The Necessity for a Business and Human Rights Treaty," 2 May 2016...

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18 October 2017

USA: Property owners file lawsuit against 3 co's for disposing of radioactive wastes harmful to health & environment

Author: Dan Telvock, Investigative Post

"Land owners sue over radioactive waste," 18 October 2017...

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20 September 2017

India: State High Court stays criminal proceedings against ex-top cop for aiding Warren Anderson flee

Author: Live Law News Network (India)

"Bhopal Tragedy: MP HC Stays Criminal Proceedings Against Ex-DGP For Aiding Warren Anderson Flee India", 21 Sep 2017...

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19 April 2017

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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28 March 2017

Bhopal gas tragedy site has 336 tonnes of hazardous waste, says govt

Author: Hindustan Times

Around 336 tonnes of hazardous waste is lying in the premises of Union Carbide India Limited, the site of the infamous 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, the government said...Environment minister Anil Madhav Dave, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha, said the...

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6 March 2017

Commentary: Intl. criminal court style mechanism necessary for holding companies accountable for human rights abuses, say academics

Author: Kamil Omoteso, Coventry University, & Hakeem Yusuf, University of Birmingham in Critical perspectives on international business

"Accountability of transnational corporations in the developing world: The case for an enforceable international mechanism", 2017...

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15 February 2017
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Author: Joe Westby, Open Democracy

"Una justicia esquiva: exigir cuentas a las empresas matrices por las violaciones de derechos humanos", 14 de Febrero de 2017...

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15 February 2017

Commentary: Parent companies profit from human rights abuses by their subsidiaries, whilst denying responsibility in court

Author: Joe Westby, Open Democracy

"An elusive justice—holding parent companies accountable for human rights abuse", 14 Feb 2017...

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2 December 2016

India: Survivors & victims of 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy continue to await justice & fair compensation

On the night of 2–3 December 1984 methyl isocyanate (MIC) spilled out from Union Carbide India Ltd’s (UCIL’s) pesticide factory. Estimates on death toll vary, a government affidavit in 2006 stated that the leak caused 558,125 injuries, including 38...

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