Victims of Cameroon train crash sue French rail owner for manslaughter

Victims of Cameroon train crash sue French rail owner for manslaughter

Victims of a rail crash that killed at least 79 people in Cameroon have filed a lawsuit against train operator Camrail and its French owner Bollore Group, accusing them of negligence and involuntary manslaughter, their lawyer said. A packed passenger train derailed last month between the capital Yaounde and the central African country’s port city […]

US Congress to allow 9/11 families to sue Saudi Arabia

US Congress to allow 9/11 families to sue Saudi Arabia

The US House of Representatives passed legislation Friday that would allow victims of the 9/11 attacks and their relatives to sue Saudi Arabia’s government for damages, despite the White House’s threat to veto the measure. The vote’s timing was symbolic, passing two days before the 15th anniversary of the hijacked-plane attacks that killed thousands in […]