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Tort/Negligence – Torture – Mustard Gas Attacks – Chemical Company – Not Subject to Suit — Intent (access required)

Aziz v. Alcolac Inc. Kurdish victims of mustard gas attacks in northern Iraq in the late 1980’s have not stated claims under the Torture Victim Protection Act or the Alien Tort Statute against defendant chemical manufacturer, who allegedly sold thiodiglycol to Saddam Hussein; the 4th Circuit upholds dismissal of the claims against defendant corporation.

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