Suing Cisco

     The men say Cisco’s aid in developing China’s Internet censorship and monitoring system violates the Alien Tort Statute; the Torture Victim Protection Act; the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment; the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights; the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and other national and international laws.
     They seek compensatory and exemplary damages.
     Also named as defendants are Owen Chan, president of Cisco’s Asia Pacific Operations, and Rick Justice, an executive adviser to the CEO.