10 stories of how the rich and powerful hijacked justice

Multi-billion dollar lawsuits bleeding cash-strapped nations, corporations reversing victories by environmental defenders and dazzling financial rewards for investors who perpetrated human rights abuses. Ten investor-state lawsuits which have been filed, threatened or decided since 2015, from all over the globe (in Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America), demonstrate that ISDS is again and again used as a corporate weapon against the public interest. In spite of the ongoing controversy about it, the red carpet courts for corporations continue to thrive, and to perpetuate injustice across the world.