Nevsun’s Bid to Have Human Rights Case Moved to Eritrea Dismissed by B.C. Court

(CIM-Magazine, Kelsey Rolfe, November 22, 2017Lawsuit against Nevsun Resources alleging company violated international forced labour norms will go ahead in B.C. court

The British Columbia Court of Appeals dismissed a claim from Nevsun Resources to have a human rights case against it moved to Eritrea, where the company operates.

The ruling, released Tuesday, affirmed the B.C. Supreme Court’s 2016 ruling that the province had territorial jurisdiction over the case because the company is headquartered in Vancouver.

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