DRC

Cobalt: activist lawyer Terry Collingsworth forces Apple, Tesla & co to answer child labour charges

To respond to lawyer Terry Collingsworth's claims that they have been complicit in the use of forced child labour in the DRC, US West Coast tech giants Apple, Google, Microsoft and Tesla are mobilising America's top legal brains. Collingsworth has taken legal action against multinationals on several occasions in recent years but has so far struggled to score a major victory. [...] (1095 words)
Issue dated 20/04/2020 Reading time 5 minutes
Artisanal miners work at the Tilwizembe outside of Kolwezi.
Artisanal miners work at the Tilwizembe outside of Kolwezi. © Reuters
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