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Other Decisions Decision 2013 ONSC 1414 (22/07/2013)

Authority: Superior Court of Justice (Ontario – Canada)

Date: 07/22/2013

Subject: The Superior Court of Justice rejected the motions presented by a Canadian mining company and other defendants against the lawsuits brought by indigenous Guatemalans for alleged human rights abuses committed against the Mayan Q’eqchi’ people at a mining project in Guatemala

Parties: Angelica Choc, individually and as personal representative of the estate of Adolfo Ich Chamàn, deceased and Hundbay Minerals Inc., HMI Nickel Inc. and Compañia Guatemalteca de Níquel S.A.

Original language: English

Classification: Dignity - Art. 2 Right to life - Art. 3 Physical and mental integrity - Freedoms - Art. 17 Right to property

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