Lafarge fails in bid to annul crimes against humanity charges


 

One of France’s top courts has overturned a decision to dismiss charges against cement firm Lafarge for complicity in crimes against humanity in Syria. It is accused of paying millions of Euros to armed groups, including ISIS, during the country’s civil war in order to keep a cement plant in operation between 2011 and 2014. A lower court had previously dismissed the crimes against humanity charge, saying it accepted that the payments were not aimed at abetting the terrorist group’s […]