International crimes

Petition on BNP Paribas and the Rwandan Genocide Against the Tutsi : We have Already Obtained Almost 150 000 signatures!

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

Paris, 6 July 2017 On 29 June 2017, while Sherpa, the SCRC and Ibuka France brought a suit against BNP Paribas for complicity in genocide,...

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Rwandan Genocide: Sherpa, the CPCR and Ibuka France initiate a legal proceeding against BNP Paribas on the basis of complicity with a genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.

International crimes, Strategic litigation

The associations Sherpa, the Collective of Rwandan Civil Parties (CPCR) and Ibuka France launched a complaint against BNP Paribas on the...

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Important step in the « Lafarge in Syria » case: Nomination of three investigative judges

International crimes, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

Paris, 13 June 2017: The association Sherpa and the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) welcome the nomination of...

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[PLAINTIVES’ PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT] Lafarge in Syria: the conclusion of their internal report admitted the implication of the parent company

International crimes, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

Paris – April 24th 2017 Successive departures of Bruno Lafont and Eric Olsen from Lafarge are the first significant steps of the company...

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Lafarge Scandal Points to Difficulty for Businesses in War Zones

International crimes, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

Published by The New-York Times, by Liz Adlerman As Syria began to descend into a bloody civil war, a cement plant in the embattled...

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Lafarge Holcim’s reputation at risk over alleged links with Isis

International crimes, Non classé-en, Strategic litigation

Publish in Financial Times, March 19th Company rejects ‘concept’ of terrorist financing and says employee safety ‘priority’...

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Lafarge admits having provided funds to armed groups in Syria

International crimes, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

Paris – March 2nd, 2017 Following our complaint for financing terrorism and complicity in war crimes and crimes against humanity on...

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Lafarge admits having provided funds to armed groups in Syria

International crimes, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

Published on France 24 on March 2nd 2017 Marie-Laure Guislain, head of litigation at Sherpa, answers on France 24 about Lafarge’s...

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French company Lafarge sued for Financing ISIS and Complicity in War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity in Syria

International crimes, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

Paris, 15th November 2016 Sherpa and the ECCHR (European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights), as well as 11 complainants who are...

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French company Lafarge sued for Financing ISIS and Complicity in War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity in Syria

International crimes, Strategic litigation

Sherpa and the ECCHR (European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights), as well as 11 complainants who are former Syrian employees,...

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Vinci in Qatar : Sign the petition !

International crimes

SIGN THE PETITION TO OPEN AN INVESTIGATION INTO VINCI CONSTRUCTION AND TO GIVE MIGRANTS THE CHANCE TO WORK ON CONSTRUCTION SITES WITH...

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Procedures & Milestones : DLH-Liberia

International crimes, Strategic litigation

18 November 2009: SHERPA, Global Witness, Greenpeace France, Friends of the Earth, and Alfred Bronwell brought a complaint before the...

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DLH – Liberia : a dismissal without further action or explanation

International crimes, Strategic litigation

Country: Liberia Company targeted: DLH   An overview of the facts and proceedings…  Between 2001 and 2003, DLH bought,...

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Complaint accuses international timber company DLH of trading illegal timber and funding Liberian war

International crimes, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

Paris, 13 March 2014 – Sherpa, Global Witness, Greenpeace France and Liberian NGO Green Advocates have today filed a legal complaint...

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