A lawsuit brought to chill FIDH's public statements on an issue of public interest. California-based Global Horizons, Inc. and its president, Mordechai Orian, sued FIDH and others for libel and...
Updated: January 8, 2020
On April 9, 2010, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed a civil complaint with the Department of Homeland Security regarding the mistreatment of detainees at the Port Isabel Detention...
Updated: September 18, 2012
Heirs of victims of the Armenian genocide sue German corporations for unpaid insurance benefits.
Updated: September 24, 2012
Talisman Energy, Inc. aided and abetted the Sudanese Government in a campaign of genocide and torture against non-Muslim African people in Southern Sudan in order to expand their oil exploration in...
Updated: October 2, 2012
Al Quraishi v. Nakhla and L-3 Services challenged corporate impunity for torture and other war crimes at Abu Ghraib and other prisons in Iraq.
Updated: September 8, 2021
In two amicus briefs to the Supreme Court in 2011 and 2012, CCR argues that, reflecting general principles of international law, corporations can be held liable in U.S. courts for human rights...
Updated: March 29, 2018
Corrie v. Caterpillar was a federal lawsuit filed against Illinois-based Caterpillar, Inc. on behalf of the parents of Rachel Corrie and four Palestinian families whose relatives were killed or...
Updated: November 19, 2018
FOIA request seeking information on controversial immigration detention bed quotas.
Updated: December 3, 2019
A due process challenge to the Communications Management Units (CMUs), two highly restrictive federal prison units that segregate certain prisoners and severely limit and control their communication...
Updated: March 1, 2022
A challenge to corporate impunity of private military contractor under the Alien Tort Statute for war crimes and torture at Abu Ghraib prison.
Updated: September 19, 2022