Monthly Archives: April 2013

Thoughts on Kiobel/Cerrejón mine in La Guajira, Colombia

This week has been a big one in the world of corporate accountability, with the release of the US Supreme Court opinion in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum on Wednesday. I encourage my fellow lawyers (and anyone else) to read the opinion, and also to peruse some of the thoughtful commentary on what happens next. In terms […]

Stories of Resistance

I had an interesting evening at Amnesty International on Monday, attending a panel event hosted by the London Mining Network.  Having recently attended a handful of events which have focused on telling the corporate side of the story, it was a welcome contrast to hear from local activists about the impacts of mining activity on their communities. […]