Guatemalan Women’s Claims Put Focus on Canadian Firms’ Conduct Abroad (New York Times)

2 April 2016

(2 April 2016) “Victims, however, have had little success gaining access to Canadian courts. Their lawyers have often tried to get cases heard on the basis of violations of human rights or international criminal law. But most were told that Canada had no jurisdiction, and that their claims would be appropriately heard in the country where the events took place, even if that country’s courts were notoriously corrupt or otherwise dysfunctional.”

 
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