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[PDF] The Unocal Settlement: Implications for the Developing Law on Corporate Complicity in Human Rights Abuses

This article will examine the Unocal litigation as part of the international movement to make transnational corporations accountable for human rights violations. Specifically, it argues that a corporation’s role in such violations creates indirect legal liability to victims, even if the direct harm was caused by another party. [also refers to lawsuits against Shell, Talisman Energy, Barclays, Citigroup, Rio Tinto]

Part of the following stories

Talisman lawsuit (re Sudan)

Apartheid reparations lawsuits (re So. Africa)

Unocal lawsuit (re Myanmar)