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[PDF] Business & Human Rights Resource Centre launches world’s first online portal profiling human rights lawsuits against companies

Today the non-profit Business & Human Rights Resource Centre launches a free online portal – the first to bring together and demystify lawsuits from across the world alleging human rights abuses by companies. The portal summarises in non-legal language over 35 cases and the positions of each side, with more cases to be added soon. It also presents special commentaries by experts...Companies in profiled lawsuits include: AngloGold Ashanti, Barclays, BHP Billiton, Biwater, Blackwater, BP, Cambior, Cape PLC, Chevron/Texaco, Chiquita, Coca-Cola, Daimler, Deutsche Bank, Dow/Union Carbide, Drummond, DynCorp, ExxonMobil, Firestone, Ford, Freeport-McMoRan, IBM, Mitsubishi, Nike, Occidental, Rio Tinto, Severstal, Shell, Standard Chartered, Talisman, Trafigura, Total, UBS, Wal-Mart, Yahoo!

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AngloGold Ashanti silicosis lawsuit (So. Africa)

BHP lawsuit (re Papua New Guinea)

Biwater-Tanzania arbitration

Blackwater USA lawsuit (re 16 Sep 2007 Baghdad incident)

BP lawsuit (re Alaska)

Perfil de demanda judicial contra BP por actividades en Colombia

Cambior lawsuit (re Guyana)

Perfil de las demandas judiciales contra Chiquita por actividades en Colombia

Perfil de demanda judicial contra Coca-Cola por actividades en Colombia

Coca-Cola lawsuit (re racial discrimination in USA)

Perfil de las demandas judiciales contra la empresa Drummond

Perfil de demanda judicial contra DynCorp por actividades en Colombia y Ecuador

ExxonMobil lawsuit (re Aceh)

Fadeyeva v Russia (re Severstal smelter)

IBM lawsuit (Holocaust claim by Gypsies)

Perfil de demanda judicial contra Occidental por actividades en Colombia

Rio Tinto lawsuit (re Papua New Guinea)

Perfil de las demandas judiciales contra Shell por actividades en Nigeria

Talisman lawsuit (re Sudan)