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Samsung May Face French Court Over Alleged Rights Violations

Posted On: Jan 12, 2018   |   Posted By: Android Headlines

Samsung has now reportedly had a complaint leveled against it by two non-governmental French rights organizations which claim that the company has taken part in deceptive marketing practices. More directly, the rights groups say that Samsung has violated the fundamental rights of its employees. However, and interestingly enough, the underlying source of the alleged problem is not something that took place in France but which has been used as a part of the larger Samsung marketing platform. The organizations claim that Samsung has been mistreating employees in its Chinese and South Korean factories, which contradicts commitments Samsung Electronics France has made in its advertising campaigns within the country.
That seems to indicate that the groups, identified as Sherpa and ActionAid-Peuples solidaires, are arguing that Samsung's marketing garner phone sales based on factually incorrect statements made by the company. Additionally, Samsung could be found to be in violation of French law if the prosecution...

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