Strategic litigation

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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Auchan and deceptive business practices : NGOs appeal the decision to dismiss the case

Front page, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Press release-en, Strategic litigation, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

Paris, 12 May 2022 – Investigating judge dismissed the case against Auchan, following a complaint for misleading business practices...

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Victory over the transnational corporation Perenco: a step forward in the fight against opacity and for access to justice

Environment and Climate, Front page, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

Paris, 10 March 2022 – Yesterday, the Court of cassation (French supreme court) ruled in favour of Sherpa and Friends of the Earth...

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Procedures & Milestones: Ill-Gotten gains in Syria

Corruption and embezzlement litigation, Laundering Litigation, Non classé-en, Strategic litigation

Fact : In 1970, Hafez Al-Assad led a coup d’état to seize power and remained in power until his death in 2000. He was succeeded by...

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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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Indigenous organisations and NGO coalition warn top French supermarket Casino: do not sell beef from deforestation in Brazil and Colombia – or face French law

Environment and Climate, Front page, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

Paris, 21 September 2020 – An international coalition of associations (Canopée, CPT, Envol Vert, Mighty Earth, Notre Affaire à...

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First climate change litigation against TOTAL in France: 14 local authorities and 5 NGOs take Total to court

Environment and Climate, Front page, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

First climate change litigation against a company in France: 14 local authorities and 5 NGOs take Total to court Paris, January 28, 2020...

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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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