UK multinationals must respect human rights globally, UK Supreme Court is told

The UK Supreme Court is to hear an appeal on 15 and 16 January 2019 from mining giant Vedanta Resources, in a case brought by 2,000 Zambian villagers who claim that their water and land have been poisoned by the firm’s operations. The Court will consider evidence from the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and CORE that under existing law and international standards, Vedanta owes a legal duty of care to the Zambian villagers.

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