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U.S. Court Allows Apartheid Claims

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8 Apr 09 | BBC

A United States judge has ruled that lawsuits can go ahead against several companies accused of helping South Africa’s apartheid-era government.


IBM, Ford and General Motors are among those corporations now expected to face demands for damages from thousands of apartheid’s victims.

They argue that the firms supplied equipment used by the South African security forces to suppress dissent.

The companies affected have not yet responded to the judge’s ruling. >>>

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9 April 2009 at 1:43 am

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