Posted by: Bob Payne | May 20, 2011

Canadian mining company can be sued for alleged rights abuses in Africa: Judge

In what one activist described as the first time that a case against a Canadian corporation for alleged involvement in human rights abuses has proceeded this far,” the Superior Court of Quebec ruled on April 27 that the case against Canadian corporation Anvil Mining Limited in relation to alleged involvement in a 2004 massacre in the Democratic Republic of Congo can proceed to the next stage.

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