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US court considers appeal against apartheid lawsuit
Author: AFP, Published on: 11 January 2010
A US court on Monday heard an appeal by major corporations attempting to stop a lawsuit over their role in South Africa's apartheid-era regime. The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York will now rule whether the appeal can go forward or whether the class-action lawsuit against the corporations, which include Daimler, Ford and IBM, should go to jury trial.