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USA: Supreme Court will hear case against Nestlé, Cargill, and Doe alleging child labour in the Côte d'Ivoire
Author: Corporate Accountability Lab
"More trouble ahead for the ATS? SCOTUS grants cert in Nestle case," 2 Jul 2020...
- Related stories: Nestlé, Cargill, Archer Daniels Midland lawsuit (re Côte d'Ivoire)
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- Related companies: Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Cargill Nestlé
Africa: Communities increasingly finding ways to challenge extractive projects contributing to climate change
Author: Pooven Moodley, Open Global Rights
‘Litigation to challenge large extractive projects is gaining traction in Africa’...
Author: Ghana Web
‘16 fathers sue Shaanxi for deaths of their sons’ 25 June 2020...
Author: Migrant Rights
"Qatar sets up a new office to implement rulings in labour cases," 30 Jun 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest Legal News Latest news & company responses: Migrant workers in Qatar & the UAE Migrant workers
Author: Paresh Dave, Reuters
"California accuses Cisco of job discrimination based on Indian employee's caste" 1 Jul 2020...
“La responsabilidad de las empresas, en juego” – 16 de junio de 2020...
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Cambodia: Phnom Penh Municipal Court charges a journalist over alleged incitement following his Facebook post criticising govt's response to COVID-19
Author: Buth Reaksmey Kongkea, Khmer Times
"Journalist charged with incitement in capital", 30 June 2020...
Author: El País (Brasil)
“Bayer aceita pagar 10,9 bilhões de dólares às vítimas do herbicida Roundup. Gigante alemã encerra definitivamente dezenas de milhares de processos pelo pesticida da Monsanto, após passar anos negando que ele cause câncer”, 24 de Junho de 2020...
Peru: Important bill to protect Indigenous communities from oil industry growth to be voted on shortly
"Peru indigenous leaders push quick Amazon protection vote, defying oil industry" - 22 June 2020...