Rafales deal in India : once more, a smear campaign is launched against Sherpa following our complaint against Dassault

Le 29 November 2018

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Once more, a smear campaign is launched against SHERPA following the complaint filed in the Rafale case. SHERPA is used to initiatives aiming at discrediting its action every time these actions have targeted the bribe payers of the planet, being private or public actors. It must be reminded that contrarily to what has been indicated […]

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Rafale deal in India: Sherpa has filed a complaint against Dassault

Le 23 November 2018

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On October 26, Sherpa, a French NGO, filed a complaint with the National Financial Prosecutor’s Office to clarify under which conditions 36 fighter aircraft produced by Dassault Aviation were sold to India in 2016 and the choice of its Indian partner, Reliance, a group led by a close partner of the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. This […]

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2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar: new complaint against Vinci

Le 22 November 2018

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2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar: new complaint against Vinci Sherpa, the Comité contre l’Esclavage Moderne (CCEM) and six former Indian and Nepalese workers file today a new complaint against Vinci, Vinci Construction Grands Projets (VCGP), its Qatar subsidiary, Qatari Diar Vinci Construction (QDVC), and their executives and managers for forced labor and bonded labor, […]

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Opening of a judicial investigation in Paris in the SAMSUNG case

Le 14 November 2018

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Opening of a judicial investigation in Paris in the SAMSUNG case SAMSUNG takes responsibility and agrees to compensate workers of its South Korean factories who have serious work-related illnesses Paris, November 14, 2018 – As a judicial investigation was launched in France, Samsung has recognized exposing its workers to toxic chemicals without adequately protecting and […]

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Malta Files: call for an investigation to the Attorney General of Malta

Le 4 October 2018

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Paris, 04/10/2018 –  The French and Maltese Anti-Corruption Organizations Sherpa and Il-Kenniesa request the Attorney General of Malta  to open an investigation into the facts revealed by the European Investigative Collaborations (EIC) network and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). According to EIC, between 2008 and 2015, a 26 million oil tanker called “Agdash” […]

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Panama Papers: Maltese Attorney General should make the Egrant Inquiry Report public

Le 26 July 2018

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Panama Papers: Maltese Attorney General should make the Egrant Inquiry Report public The French and Maltese anti-corruption organisations, Sherpa and Il-Kenniesa request from the Attorney General of Malta the full publication of the Egrant Inquiry Report. This judicial inquiry cleared the name of the Maltese Prime Minister and his relatives following allegations regarding their involvement […]

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Indictment of Lafarge : New York Times & The Guardian

Le 17 July 2018

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French Cement Giant Lafarge Indicted on Terror Financing Charge in Syria, New York Times, 28 juin 2018 Lafarge charged with complicity in Syria crimes against humanity, The Guardian, 28 juin 2018

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Council of Europe should evaluate Malta taking into account the revelations of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and the Forbidden Stories consortium

Le 13 July 2018

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Council of Europe should evaluate Malta taking into account the revelations of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and the Forbidden Stories consortium Paris, July 13th 2018 – The French and Maltese anti-corruption organizations, Sherpa and Il-Kenniesa, request to MONEYVAL, a monitoring body of the Council of Europe entrusted with the task of assessing compliance with the […]

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

Le 28 June 2018

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LANDMARK DECISION: COMPANY LAFARGE INDICTED – COMPLICITY IN CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY INCLUDED Paris, June 28, 2018 – Today, cement company Lafarge was indicted by investigative judges on charges of complicity in crimes against humanity, work incompatible with human dignity, financing of a terrorist enterprise, and endangerment of people’s lives. The indictment of the company itself […]

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SAMSUNG: Sherpa and ActionAid France file a second lawsuit following the closing of the case by the public prosecutor

Le 25 June 2018

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SAMSUNG: Sherpa and ActionAid France file a second lawsuit following the closing of the case by the public prosecutor  June 25, 2018 – Sherpa and ActionAid France – Peuples solidaires file this “civil party” lawsuit[1] for misleading advertising seeking the instruction of an investigating judge. The gap between Samsung’s ethical commitments and the violations of workers’ fundamental rights alleged to […]

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Ill Gotten Gains: complaint in Canada against twenty officials and their relatives from seven African countries

Le 8 June 2018

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Ill Gotten Gains: Sherpa and the Canadian Coalition against Ill Gotten Gains are filing a complaint in Canada against twenty officials and their relatives from seven African countries June 8, 2018 – Following the initiation of an investigation in Canada regarding the ill-gotten gains case by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Sherpa and the […]

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

Le 15 May 2018

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SUBMISSION FROM SHERPA AND ECCHR ON AN INDICTMENT OF LAFARGE FOR COMPLICITY IN CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY Paris, May 15, 2018 Sherpa and the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR), initiators of a criminal complaint against the cement-manufacturer Lafarge filed in conjunction with 11 former employees, argue, in a Memorandum to the investigative judges, that […]

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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

Le 3 April 2018

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Press release – 29 March 2018 Investigation resumes in the case of concealment of Liberian blood timber v. DLH: an important step forward in the defense of Human Rights On March 22, the Investigation Chamber of the Montpellier’s Court of Appeal overruled the decision made by the examining magistrate in December 2017 to discontinue criminal proceedings, […]

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Ill-gotten gains: request for an investigation in Canada.

Le 1 March 2018

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PRESS RELEASE, March 1st, 2018  Ill-gotten gains: Sherpa and the Canadian Coalition against Ill-Gotten Gains collectively request an investigation about ill-gotten gains and money laundering in Canada.  Today, the NGO Sherpa has urged the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to conduct an investigation on the purchase conditions of a considerable amount of real estate in Canada, […]

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