Two French rights groups said on Thursday that they had filed a lawsuit against Samsung Electronics, accusing the South Korean science and technology giant for fraudulent marketing.
The two non-governmental organizations are Sherpa and ActionAid-Peuples. They accused Samsung Electronics of violating their basic rights in factories in South Korea and China, violating their commitments and making commitments as marketing tools.
The two groups submitted a complaint to the prosecutor in Paris and listed Samsung Electronics and its French subsidiary as a defendant.
A spokesman for the Samsung Electronics French district did not respond to a request for comment. Samsung Electronics said on its official website that the company complies with local laws and regulations and implements strict rules of conduct.
The world's largest maker of semiconductors, televisions and smartphones says it
The company also says that the company respects local regulations and ensures the health of its employees.
Last year, France implemented
Sherpa, a rights group, said in a statement:
After assessing the lawsuit, the French prosecutor will decide whether to start a preliminary investigation of Samsung or refuse to accept the accusation.