30 Nov '16, 11am

via @earthrightsintl

After almost a decade of litigation, victims of Colombian paramilitary death squads funded by Chiquita are moving forward in a federal lawsuit against the banana giant. Yesterday, Florida federal judge Kenneth Marra rejected Chiquita’s argument that the case should be heard in Colombia rather than the United States, clearing the way for the historic case to advance toward trial. “This decision is a great accomplishment for those of us who have searched for justice for many years,” one of the Plaintiffs, who wishes to remain anonymous for safety reasons, said. “This gives us hope that one day justice will be a reality, and all guilty parties will take responsibility for their actions.” In 2007, EarthRights International (ERI), joined by the co-counsel listed below, filed a class action suit against Chiquita on behalf of the families of thousands of villagers, labor leaders ...

Full article: https://www.earthrights.org/media/human-rights-claims-aga...

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