International crimes

Aiding and abetting war crimes in Yemen: Criminal complaint submitted against French arms companies

Front page, International crimes, Press release-en, Strategic litigation, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

Paris/Sana’a/Berlin, 2 June 2022 – Today, Mwatana for Human Rights, the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR)...

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Charges Confirmed against Lafarge for Complicity in Crimes against Humanity in Syria

Front page, International crimes, Press release-en, Strategic litigation, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

Paris/Berlin, 18 May 2022 – Today, the Investigative Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeals decided: French multinational Lafarge is...

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Lafarge/Syria: French Supreme Court decision postponed to 7 September 2021

Front page, International crimes, Press release-en, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

Paris/Berlin, 15 July 2021 – Today, the French Supreme Court (Cour de cassation) was expected to issue its decision in the case...

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Supreme Court hearing on Lafarge/Syria: Crucial verdict expected on corporate responsibility

Front page, International crimes, Press release-en, Strategic litigation, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

Paris/Berlin, 8 June 2021 – Following today’s hearing on French company Lafarge and its involvement in the armed conflict in Syria...

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VOLTALIA must put an end to its relationship with a company linked to the Myanmar military

Front page, International crimes, Press release-en

Press release French company VOLTALIA must put an end to its commercial relationship with a company linked to the Myanmar military Paris,...

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French court narrows charges against Lafarge

International crimes, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

PRESS RELEASE French court narrows charges against Lafarge Paris, 7 November 2019 – Today, the Investigation Chamber of the Paris Court...

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French court rejects ECCHR and SHERPA’s admissibility in the Lafarge/Syria case : Organizations to appeal decision at French Supreme Court

Advocacy, Corporate capture litigation, International crimes, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

Press release French court rejects ECCHR and SHERPA’s admissibility in the Lafarge/Syria case. Organizations to appeal decision at...

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Indictment of Lafarge : New York Times & The Guardian

International crimes, Sherpa in the media, Strategic litigation

French Cement Giant Lafarge Indicted on Terror Financing Charge in Syria, New York Times, 28 juin 2018 Lafarge charged with complicity in...

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Landmark decision: company Lafarge indicted – complicity in crimes against humanity included

International crimes, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

LANDMARK DECISION: COMPANY LAFARGE INDICTED – COMPLICITY IN CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY INCLUDED Paris, June 28, 2018 – Today,...

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Submission from SHERPA and ECCHR on an indictment of Lafarge for complicity in crimes against humanity

International crimes, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

SUBMISSION FROM SHERPA AND ECCHR ON AN INDICTMENT OF LAFARGE FOR COMPLICITY IN CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY Paris, May 15, 2018 Sherpa and the...

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Investigation resumes in the case of concealment of Liberian blood timber v. DLH: an important step forward in the defense of Human Rights

International crimes, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

Press release – 29 March 2018 Investigation resumes in the case of concealment of Liberian blood timber v. DLH: an important step forward...

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