Author: Communication Sherpa

SOCAPALM – Cameroon: a plan of action to remedy violations

Environment and Climate, Strategic litigation

Country: Cameroun Company targeted: Socapalm   An overview of the facts and proceedings…  SOCAPALM (Société Camerounaise de...

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MERCURY – French Guiana: A failure of the French government

Environment and Climate, Strategic litigation

The Facts… For the past several decades, French Guiana has been the victim of illegal gold mining practices. The use of...

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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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Ill-Gotten gains – Syria

Corruption and embezzlement litigation, Strategic litigation

The facts… 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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Samsung in China: an attack on the fundamental rights of workers

Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

Country: China, South Korea and Vietnam Company targeted: Samsung France and Samsung Electronics Ltd in Korea Facts The unprecedented...

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Michelin in India: the civil society is heard ?

Environment and Climate, Strategic litigation

The Facts… The Michelin enterprise’s work lies across 69 production sites in 18 countries, particularly in India. There, the...

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The Mopani Affair: Tax Evasion in the Copper Mines of Zambia

Strategic litigation, Tax evasion litigation

The Facts… Mopani Copper Mines is the largest copper and cobalt mining company in Zambia. In 2009, the Zambian government conducted...

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The Financing of Nicolas Sarkozy’s campaign : Somewhere between corruption and influence peddling

Corruption and embezzlement litigation, Strategic litigation

The Facts… Shunned by the international community for two decades, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, who came to power in Libya in 1969...

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COMILOG Faces a Group of Former Employees

Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo Company targeted: Comilog   An overview of the facts and proceedings…  The COMILOG...

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Ill-Gotten Gains : Gabon

Corruption and embezzlement litigation, Strategic litigation

The Facts… President of the Gabonese Republic from 1967 to 2009, Omar Bongo Ondimba ruled Gabon against a continuous backdrop of...

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Health of uranium miners at AREVA sites in Gabon and Niger

Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

The Facts… AREVA is a public limited company, 85% owned by the French state. It set up in Gabon and Niger, two uranium-rich...

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Uganda Dam project: The EIB in breach of its own operational policies

Environment and Climate, Strategic litigation

The Facts… The Bujagali Hydroelectric project involves the construction and operation of a dam and hydroelectric power plant on the...

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Ill-gotten Gains – Equatorial Guinea

Corruption and embezzlement litigation, Strategic litigation

Facts: President of Equatorial Guinea since 1979, Teodorin Obiang Nguema governs an authoritarian regime where corruption remains a...

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DEVCOT and forced child labor in Uzbekistan

Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

The Facts…  Uzbekistan is the world’s 5th largest producer and third largest exporter of cotton.  The cotton industry in...

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Alstom debarred by the Word Bank for bribing Zambian officials – Sherpa calls on for compensation to be made to Zambia

Non classé-fr

Paris, 24th of February – French company Alstom, who was condemned last November in Switzerland to pay a €42 million fine for having...

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