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NY Federal District Judge allows Khulumani claims to go forward
A Federal District Judge in New York has allowed Khulumani vicitms support group claims to go forward. The claims, which total hundreds of billions of dollars, allege that multi-national corporations aided South Africa's pre-1994 government in the perpetration human rights abuses.
Michael Hausfeld, the lead counsel for the Khulumani group and Hausfeld LLP chairman, says the overall case is extremely significant. "It represents the first time post World War II where corporate accountability is clearly under scrutiny for not merely moral lapses but for legal obligations," he said.
Practice Areas: Civil and Human Rights