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

-Press release-en, International crimes, Strategic litigation

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

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

-Press release-en, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

SAMSUNG: Sherpa and ActionAid France file a second lawsuit following the closing of the case by the public prosecutor  June 25, 2018...

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

-Press release-en, Corruption and embezzlement, Strategic litigation

Ill Gotten Gains: Sherpa and the Canadian Coalition against Ill Gotten Gains are filing a complaint in Canada against twenty officials and...

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

-Press release-en, International crimes, 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

-Press release-en, International crimes, 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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Ill-gotten gains: request for an investigation in Canada.

-Press release-en, Corruption and embezzlement, Strategic litigation

PRESS RELEASE, March 1st, 2018  Ill-gotten gains: Sherpa and the Canadian Coalition against Ill-Gotten Gains collectively request an...

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Zapotec community of Unión Hidalgo notifies OECD about probable human rights violations perpetrated by transnational company EDF

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

PRESS RELEASE OF THE NGO ProDESC Mexico City, 8th of February 2018 Zapotec community of Unión Hidalgo notifies OECD about probable human...

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VINCI: Sherpa will file a complaint with a claim for criminal indemnification following the closing of the case by the public prosecutor

-Press release-en, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

February 6 2018 PRESS RELEASE VINCI: SHERPA WILL FILE A COMPLAINT WITH A CLAIM FOR CRIMINAL INDEMNIFICATION1 FOLLOWING THE CLOSING OF THE...

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Sherpa, React, Mediapart, Le Point & l’Obs facing a defamation suit filed by one of Bolloré’s company, Socfin

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Protecting the public debate

January 25 2018 Public hearings will take place on the 25th and 26th of January before the 17th Chamber of the High Court of Paris....

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Op-ed – We won’t be silenced by Bolloré gag suits!

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Protecting the public debate

We won’t be silenced by Bolloré gag suits! Today, a court in Paris will begin hearing the defamation suit that the Luxembourg-based...

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Samsung target of a lawsuit that would expose human rights violations

-Press release-en, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

Sherpa and ActionAid France – Peuples solidaires new lawsuit would reveal violations of workers’ fundamental rights in the...

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Transnational Law Seminar Series: ‘The case of LafargeHolcim in Syria’

-Press release-en

Marie-Laure Guislain, head of litigation at Sherpa’s Globalisation and Human Rights Program, will intervene at King’s College...

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Equatorial Guinea Trial Casts Spotlight on Scrappy French Watchdog

-Press release-en

Voices of America, November 11th   PARIS — For Sherpa, a scrappy French monitoring group that is thinly staffed, no multinational...

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