Reactions to Kiobel @ SCOTUS #2: Hoping for justice

Editorial Note: This morning the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch-Shell , a case which we have blogged about extensively . . .

Reactions to Kiobel @ SCOTUS #1: No corporate impunity

Editorial Note: This morning the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch-Shell , a case which we have blogged about extensively . . .

Human rights in the spotlight at the US Supreme Court (VIDEO)

Our legal director, Marco Simons, was interviewed this morning by Amy Goodman on Democracy Now . The topic? The Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Shell case, . . .

Family Members of Victims of Congolese Massacre Denied Justice in Québec Appellate Court

One Friday afternoon in October 2004, Anvil Mining employees transported a Congolese army detachment in company plane to Kilwa, a copper mining town located near . . .

Lago Agrio Case Pits International Human Rights Against International Commercial Law

The Lago Agrio plaintiffs’ increasingly complex struggle for justice against Chevron, and for a cleanup of their rainforest home, has taken a new turn. Last . . .

Big Oil Uses Fiction, Not Fact, to Oppose New Transparency Rules

Are wild claims “facts”? Oil companies would like you to believe so. Spend some time perusing the avalanche of submissions that oil and gas companies . . .

Are big oil and the SEC in cahoots, or is the SEC just scared?

Faced with the threat of a lawsuit if they issue effective rules to implement a new law requiring oil, gas and mining companies disclose their . . .

Nigerian Groups Ask Norway to Divest from Shell Over Oil Spills

The Norwegian Government has been given a second chance to put its money where its ethical mouth is. Earlier this week, a coalition of scientists, . . .

"¡La gente inteligente, defiende el medio ambiente!" Thousands march for the right to water in Peru

Today, thousands of Peruvians are now participating in a " Grand National March for the Right to Water and Life ." Many of the marchers . . .