December 09, 2018

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Donziger Wins Right for Public to Attend Bar Hearing Where He Plans to Challenge Kaplan RICO Findings

Posted: Dec 05, 2018 – 03:08 PM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 05 /CSRwire/ - Prominent New York corporate accountability advocate Steven Donziger this week won the right to open his bar disciplinary hearing to the public after international human rights groups expressed concern about what they call a systematic denial of...

New York Bar Trying to Block Donziger From Presenting Evidence of Chevron Fraud and Witness Bribery in Secret Licensing Hearing

Posted: Nov 30, 2018 – 11:52 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /CSRwire/ - Lawyers from the New York bar grievance committee are seeking an extraordinary court order to block U.S. human rights attorney Steven Donziger from presenting explosive evidence of Chevrons fraud and witness bribery that he says was relied...

Musician Roger Waters in Ecuador to Support Amazon Peoples Who Won Landmark Judgment Against Chevron

Posted: Nov 19, 2018 – 10:44 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /CSRwire/ - Roger Waters, the founder of Pink Floyd currently touring Latin America to sold-out stadiums, is arriving in Ecuador today to bear witness to Chevrons Amazon Chernobyl disaster and to support Indigenous peoples and farmer communities who are...

Chevron Facing New Obstacles Over $12b Ecuador Pollution Liability as Death Toll Rises in Amazon Rainforest

Posted: Nov 08, 2018 – 01:01 PM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 08 /CSRwire/ - Having failed to block its $12 billion Ecuador pollution liability despite two decades of massive spending, Chevron now faces a slew of growing problems after Canadas courts green-lighted a lawsuit by Indigenous groups and farmer communities to...

Global Conference on Indigenous Rights and Environment Set to Launch Nov. 10 in Canadian Rockies

Posted: Oct 26, 2018 – 03:06 PM EST

CALGARY, Canada, Oct. 26 /CSRwire/ - A major international conference exploring indigenous legal principles, the environment, and reparations for environmental disasters is set to launch in Banff, Canada on November 10 with several high-profile speakers and academics gathering from around the world. The...

Chevron Intimidation Led Boston Mother to Sign False Affidavit Attacking Landmark Ecuador Pollution Judgment

Posted: Oct 25, 2018 – 12:48 PM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 /CSRwire/ - In a stunning confession, a Boston-area financial manager and mother of four who raised funds for Amazon Indigenous peoples has admitted under oath that Chevron lawyers successfully intimidated her to sign an affidavit with false statements designed...

Major Environmental Groups Back Steven Donziger in Battle With Chevron Over Historic Ecuador Pollution Judgment

Posted: Oct 09, 2018 – 01:45 PM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 09 /CSRwire/ - With Canadas Supreme Court backing Ecuadorian Indigenous peoples against Chevron, some of the world's leading environmental groups have thrown their support behind leading U.S. human rights attorney Steven Donziger as the oil giant continues its unprecedented retaliation...

Chevron Attacks on Human Rights Attorney Steven Donziger “Fail” Basic Due Process, Says London-based Global Witness

Posted: Oct 02, 2018 – 11:28 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 02 /CSRwire/ - Global Witness, one of the worlds leading human rights groups, has expressed serious concern to the New York judiciary over its use of Chevrons false evidence in a secret process that denies prominent U.S. human rights attorney...

Nonprofits Sue Pret A Manger for Deceptive Marketing of Foods as “Natural”

Posted: Sep 25, 2018 – 01:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sep. 25 /CSRwire/ - Nonprofit organizations Beyond Pesticides, GMO Free USA and Organic Consumers Association filed a lawsuit against the Pret A Manger restaurant chain for the deceptive marketing and sale of certain bread and other baked goods as natural food,...

Attorney Steven Donziger Files Human Rights Petition Claiming U.S. Judiciary Failed to Protect Him From Vicious Chevron Retaliation Campaign

Posted: Sep 25, 2018 – 11:18 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sep. 25 /CSRwire/ - Renowned U.S. human rights attorney Steven Donziger, who has helped impoverished communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon maintain a global litigation and advocacy effort against Chevron for over 25 years, filed a petition with the Inter-American Commission on...

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