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7 December 2009
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Автор: Charles Glover, Financial Times

...[O]f the former gulag enterprises, Norilsk [Nickel] is one of the few that acknowledges its past, partly because its infamy as a prison camp is so well known...While both...Yuzhny Kuzbass [part of Mechel]...and Evraz...steel groups have departments...

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3 December 2009
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Автор: Asa Sokopo, Daily Dispatch Online [So. Africa]

THOUSANDS in the Eastern Cape have come forward as complainants in a multi-billion dollar class action lawsuit against some of South Africa’s top international firms. The firms, which include Mercedes- Benz (Daimler), IBM, General Motors and Ford, will...

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1 December 2009
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Автор: Yasmine Gado, BADIL Resource Center

One of the most important legal challenges today is the battle to hold transnational corporations (TNCs) accountable for their involvement in human rights violations. Efforts are currently being made by a variety of actors in what is referred to as the...

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30 November 2009
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Автор: Lewis S. Yelin, US Attorney

[Full text of amicus curiae brief filed by US Government in support of the Plantiffs/Appellees in this case, urging court to dismiss the Defendants'/Appellants' appeal for lack of jurisdiction.]

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18 November 2009
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Автор: Human Rights Lawyers Association

Apartheid was one of the vilest State-sponsored crimes of the last century. The regime that promulgated apartheid was able to stay in power for over 40 years because it infiltrated every aspect of daily life…To what extent can, or should, corporations...

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28 September 2009
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Автор: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is pleased to invite you to an event featuring leading human rights lawyers: Martyn Day (UK) & Paul Hoffman (US). Both have brought landmark lawsuits against companies. They will be speaking on the same...

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3 September 2009
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Автор: Christelle Terreblanche, Cape Times [So. Africa]

In a move hailed as a "breakthrough" by victims of apartheid violations, the government has made a U-turn on apartheid-era lawsuits and is now supporting legal action by victims of apartheid violations against multinational companies…This is in direct...

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3 September 2009
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Автор: Khulumani Support Group & Lawyers for the Ntsebeza & Digwamaje Plaintiffs

In a move hailed by South Africa’s victims and survivors of apartheid-era gross human rights violations, the South African government has written to the judge presiding over the South Africa Apartheid Litigation claims…that it is now believes that the...

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3 September 2009
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Автор: Koordination Südliches Afrika, Kirchliche Arbeitsstelle Südliches Afrika, medico international, Schweizer Kampagne für Entschuldung und Entschädigung KEESA

„Die südafrikanische Regierung… ist jetzt der Ansicht, dass dieses Gericht ein geeignetes Forum für die Anhörung der verbleibenden Klagen wegen Beihilfe zur Verletzung des internationalen Rechts ist,“ schreibt der südafrikanische Justizminister Jeffrey...

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1 September 2009
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Автор: Jeffrey Thamsanqa Radebe, South African Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development

The Government of the Republic of South Africa, having considered carefully the judgement of the United States District Court, Southern District of New York is now of the view that this Court is an appropriate forum to hear the remaining claims of...

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