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Procès
18 February 2014
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Auteur: François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights [Harvard School of Public Health]

The United Steelworkers Union and the International Labor Rights Fund sued the Coca-Cola Company and two of its Latin American bottlers – Bebidas y Alimentos and Panamerican Beverages, Inc. (Panamco) – in July 2001 in US federal court.  The lawsuit was...

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Article
14 January 2014
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Auteur: Greg Stohr, Bloomberg

The U.S. Supreme Court gave multinational companies a stronger shield against lawsuits, throwing out a case against Daimler AG over a company unit’s alleged collaboration in torture and killings in Argentina. The justices unanimously said the parent...

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Article
5 January 2014
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Auteur: Noticias Uno (Colombia)

Un sindicalista que sobrevivió al secuestro a manos de los paramilitares de Casanare, denunció en Londres a la British Petroleum porque dice que puede probar que los ejecutivos de una de sus filiales organizaron el crimen. Los abogados del sindicalista...

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Article
8 October 2013
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Auteur: RIA Novosti

...Violence flared...in Kyrgyzstan in the latest bout of protests over a controversial Canadian-owned gold mine that for years has been a target of political wrangling and extortion schemes. Hundreds of protesters who gathered in front of a government...

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Article
26 September 2013
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Auteur: Finance Against Trafficking (UK)

Finance Against Trafficking's annual conference is an opportunity to highlight the important role business can play in combatting human trafficking and an opportunity to hear from those who are leading the way…The focus of this year's conference is: An...

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Article
18 September 2013
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Auteur: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Welcome to the 10th issue of the Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin. To assist all those following corporate legal accountability issues, we send this bulletin to highlight key developments, new cases profiled on our site, updates to...

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Article
9 September 2013
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Auteur: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in Latin America & the Caribbean over the past two years. The briefing refers to most countries in Latin America....

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Article
9 September 2013
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Auteur: Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

Este informe destaca los reportes de un variado rango de fuentes sobre los impactos (negativos y positivos) de las empresas sobre los derechos humanos en América Latina y el Caribe, en los dos últimos años. El informe hace referencia a la mayoría de...

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Article
30 August 2013
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Auteur: InterAksyon.com (Philippines)

The families of persons who remain missing after being abducted by suspected state agents said…government indifference and continued human rights abuses give them no reason to celebrate the passage of what has been hailed as a landmark law against...

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Article
30 August 2013
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Auteur: Michael D. Goldhaber, in Litigation Daily (USA)

For a zombie doctrine, alien tort had a lively late summer. [In August]…U.S. judges handed down no fewer than five post-Kiobel rulings. And although alien tort plaintiffs see four rays of hope, their most ambitious claim of all took a stake through the...

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