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Eva Joly at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

 Date:14/08/2007
 Type:Culture, International Book Festival
 Location:Scotland, Edinburgh

One person vs a giant corporation. A strong woman vs a corrupt system. Hear the remarkable true story of Norwegian-born writer Eva Joly when she attends the Edinburgh International Book Festival 14th of August.

The Edinburgh International Book Festival  will take place in Scotland's capital 11 - 27 August 2007.

14 August 2007
Eva Joly (& Monica Waitzfelder)

LAW AND SOCIETY
Peppers Theatre 12.30pm
Entry fee: £7.00 (Concession price £5.00)

Two powerful personal accounts of strong women fighting the abuse of justice by large European corporations. Norwegian-born Eva Joly, one of France’s leading judges, endured repeated death threats while prosecuting oil giant Elf Aquitaine for massive corruption. Monica Waitzfelder tells how cosmetics company L’Oreal has refused to return the family home it took over after her Jewish family fled Nazi persecution.

For more information, please visit the Edinburgh International Book Festival website.



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