This article investigates whether it is possible and recommendable that corporate criminal responsibility should be introduced for international crimes and that the International Criminal Court should therefore have jurisdiction over legal entities
The recurrent question is whether it would have been fair and feasible in those situations to hold the legal entity which these corporate agents were representing criminally responsible as well. The analysis reveals that the answer to this question would undoubtedly have been affirmative
While the complaint has objectively very little chance to lead to the prosecution of anyone, let alone provide remedies for the hundreds of victims of pollution in Ecuador, it sheds light on an interesting and often overlooked aspect of the current international criminal legal system, namely that business people can be prosecuted before the ICC irrespective of the fact that the ICC has no jurisdiction over corporations.
The omission of legal persons from the Rome Statute should not be interpreted as a concerted exercise that reflected a legal view that legal persons are completely beyond the purview of international criminal law. We thus hold that no definitive legal conclusion can be drawn from the exclusion of legal persons from the jurisdiction ratione personae of the ICC. Instead, it is a reflection of the lack of a political (rather than legal) consensus to provide such jurisdiction in the Rome Statute. [para. 66]
Why do the vaccine pedlars have commercial immunity from producing faulty and dangerous products?
We could say that maybe in 1986 when the National Childhood vaccine injury act was passed, the technology or “science” was lacking. However in 2011, the US supreme court no less chose to uphold the law preventing consumers from suing pharmaceutical companies for damages due to vaccines.
This act contradicts the belief system concerning survival of the fittest/wisest/best. We cannot escape the parallel with the banking sector. Failed businesses (banks) are not allowed to die as the Darwinian belief systems states.
Using ordinary non-cartel business logic, if a medical product should prove dangerous, faulty and unprofitable, it should be withdrawn as the commercial risks will become high.
The fact that the law exists validates and underscores the concern that the industry protects their profits with impunity.
Pharma fraud and banking fraud, the same moral hazard.
The question again, if vaccines are so effective and safe why the indemnity from commercial and criminal liability?
One of the greatest propaganda successes of the consolidated and corporate owned mainstream media in the US. has been the ability to convince many naive Americans that people with fascist tendencies do not exist in our society, and it they do, they certainly don’t occupy the highest halls of power.
In the context of Ebola in West Africa now and any expected (planned) future outbreak, we have heavily edited documentation of the total moral vacuum that exists in western political/military leadership. A mirror of the psychopathy of the banking and corporate elite as exemplified by Glencore, GSK, Eli Lilly and Monsanto.
Even as the FDA threatens sellers of nano-silver for claiming their products are anti-bacterial, Corning creates a new glass for smartphones and tablets that uses nano-silver as an anti-bacterial!
Beautiful and reproducible test!
Does the Silver ion glass reduce bacterial activity? Yes or No?
Can Silver ions be ingested safely? Yes or No?
As we are doing NO harm – Hippocratic oath – with Silver, can we test it as a possible solution to Ebola?
The answer? of course NOT! The global pharma fraud must be maintained.
The recent “Ebola outbreak” has brought to the fore the ongoing suspicions of a neo-colonial agenda in Africa. We note the French presence in Mali under the pretext of fighting Islamic “terrorist” , the US pretext of Boko Haram in Northern Nigeria and Cameroun and the aborted “Arab springs” in Saharan Africa.
It is laughable to think that the US, UK, EU and its corrupt banking-military-industrial-pharma cartel care about 5 thousand African lives above their strategic military, financial and resource interests.
The inherent and fundamental fraud of global banking and their ability to print “money” into existence as the basis for physical asset seizures is now clear to even the most inattentive of people. The frauds keep coming from mortgages, securities, libor, forex, commodities and stocks. It could be argued, this banking corruption at the root of the global economy has compromised activities such as legal, civil, education, medical, military and industrial.
If there are any readers who do believe in the integrity of the above group, please post a comment on a recent criminal conviction of directors of said industries. Civil or commercial fines are NOT applicable. Continue reading The Myth of Overpopulation in Africa and Global Medical fraud
Published on Apr 8, 2014
Takeda has been fined $6bn over alleged health risks of its Actos diabetes treatment. Eli Lilly, its US partner, must pay $3bn. Lex’s Oliver Ralph and Robert Armstrong discuss whether the drugs companies can recover from such hefty penalties.
Note: These corporations in their remorseless pursuit of profit at the behest of their investors and board have lost any moral or social capital to lead or dictate to humanity what is in our best interests.
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A new study by the watchdog group Public Citizen has found that the pharmaceutical drug industry has become the biggest defrauder of the federal government, surpassing the defense industry. Public Citizen found that the drug industry paid out nearly $20 billion in penalties over the past two decades for violations of the False Claim Act. More than half of the industry’s fines were paid by just four companies: GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Eli Lilly and Schering-Plough.
“…We help you recruit drug naive subjects in many developing countries”
This is a brief overview of the entire pharmaceutical industry. It includes an examination of the financial records of 14 of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies over an 11 year period
“…went over records of 14 of these major pharmaceutical companies, going back 11 years 2003 to 2013…$4.44 Trillion in Revenue…$735 Billion on research…$1.3 Trillion on marketing…their profits, $853 Billion…”