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[video] Corporations on Trial - update

Author: Al Jazeera People & Power, Published on: 12 March 2010

Last year People & Power ran a series of special reports on five cases of multinational companies being held to legal account by ordinary people. The charges against them ranged from environmental damage and corruption to unlawful killing and even war crimes. Ten months later, People & Power returns with an update on those Corporations on Trial…One of the most striking features of our Corporations on Trial series was how ordinary people found the courage and determination to pursue justice through the courts, even though success in some cases seemed a very long way off. [refers to Alstom, Chiquita, Green Park, Green Mount, Lapindo Brantas, Trafigura, Veolia]

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Related companies: Alstom Chiquita Lapindo Brantas (joint venture Energi Mega Persada, MedcoEnergi, Santos) Trafigura Beheer Veolia (formerly Vivendi Environnement)