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On November 29th, Swiss citizens will be called to the polls. They will notably be asked to vote on the Responsible Busi...
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In November 2013, for the first time in its history, TRIAL International initiated proceedings against a company before...
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Pillage, an international crime with disastrous consequences

01.10.2020 - (Last modified: 30.09.2020)
A message from Elisa Quiroz, Legal Advisor, International Litigation and Investigation   Dear friends, When...
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BNP Paribas

27.07.2020
FACTS From 2002 to 2008, BNPP was the primary foreign bank of the Sudanese government. During this time, Sudanese government forces and its militia called the Janjaweed were engaged in an armed conflict with rebel groups. They systematically targeted civilians belonging to the same non-Arab ethnic groups as the rebels (particularly the Masalit, Fur and Zaghawa), in D...
On 21 May 2020, TRIAL International filed a criminal complaint (“dénonciation pénale”) for complicity in pillage against...
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Torn apart and bled dry since the fall of Colonel Gaddafi, Libya is a paradise for smugglers. TRIAL International and Pu...
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Profits should not trump human rights

16.12.2019 - (Last modified: 20.02.2020)
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A message from Benedict de Moerloose, Head of International Investigations and Litigation Program Switzerland often hig...
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Inhumane working conditions, child labor and pollution from mines: the IniMulti initiative submitted in 2016 aims to put...
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RWM Italia

03.07.2019 - (Last modified: 08.07.2020)
Facts On 8 October 2016, air strikes launched by the coalition led by Saudi Arabia in Deir Al-Hajari, Yemen, killed six civilians. In the place of those strikes, a suspension lug manufactured by the RWM Italia S.p.A was found. Other remnants indicated use of a guided bomb. Testimonies of eye witnesses stipulate that there was no legitimate target in the vicinity of t...

QOSMOS

03.07.2019 - (Last modified: 12.08.2019)
Facts The brutal crackdown led by the Syrian regime against its civil society since March 2011 escalated in a conflict that caused more than 400’000 deaths, mainly of civilians. The crackdown also included innumerable arbitrary detentions, enforced disappearances, and cases of systematic torture in detention centres. In the early years of the conflict, the regime of...

Lafarge / Eric Olsen and others

03.07.2019 - (Last modified: 14.07.2020)
Facts Lafarge is a French company created in 1833 and considered as a global leader in construction material and as one of the major actors in cement, aggregates and concrete production. The company is present and active in 61 countries, including Syria. It merged with the Swiss Group Holcim in July 2015. The company declares a sales annual revenue of 8,6 billion eur...
(Geneva, Berlin, New York, 3 June 2019) Three groups working on accountability for atrocity crimes – the Syrian Archiv...
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