A Paris judge decided last Friday that tribal masks from an indigenous people of Arizona may be auctioned in France despite uncertainty surrounding the legality of their acquisition. The decision could be at odds with a similar judgment by the German Federal Court of Justice.
Oil spills from oil exploration sites in Nigeria often harm the livelihood and environment of the nearby population. A court in The Hague now ruled who’s responsible for environmental damage caused by sabotage by oil thieves.
The Local Court of Munich had to decide whether the operator of a supermarket is liable for a painful cut that a customer had sustained when taking a bottle of rum from a pyramid of bottles. The judgment is focussed…
The commodity trader Trafigura has agreed with Dutch Public Prosecutor to avoid a criminal trial over concealing the hazardous nature of waste and illegally exporting and dumping it at the Ivory Coast in 2006. The incident was said to have caused the illness of 31.000 Ivorians.