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[PDF] Injustice Incorporated: Corporate Abuses and the Human Right to Remedy

This book seeks to ground the debate on the human right to remedy in cases of corporate-related abuse in the lived experiences of victims…[It]… focuses on four emblematic cases and exposes how corporate political and financial power intertwined with specific legal obstacles to allow companies to evade accountability and deny, or severely curtail, remedy…The cases are…[the] 1984 Bhopal gas leak in India…[the] case of Omai gold in Guyana...[the] Ok Tedi mine in Papua New Guinea…[and the] dumping of toxic waste in Abidjan in Côte d’Ivoire…[Trafigura responded that] it is simply wrong to suggest that the issues have not had the right judicial scrutiny...[Union Carbide responded that] [a]ll of the victims’ claims…were resolved a quarter-century ago by a comprehensive settlement…[Includes full responses from Arcelor Mittal, Dow Chemical, Tata Group, Trafigura Beheer, Union Carbide (part of Dow)] [Also refers to BHP Billiton, BP, Shell, Vedanta Resources]

Part of the following stories

BHP lawsuit (re Papua New Guinea)

Perfil de las demandas judiciales contra Shell por actividades en Nigeria

Shell lawsuit (re oil pollution in Nigeria)

Trafigura lawsuits (re Côte d’Ivoire)

Union Carbide/Dow lawsuit (re Bhopal)

Perfil de demanda judicial contra Vedanta Resources por actividades en Orissa

New Amnesty Intl. publication highlights obstacles faced by victims of corporate human rights abuses to access remedies; includes company statements