In this piece, Katie Redford, co-founder and director of EarthRights International, writes about the human rights allegations against fruit company Chiquita. The banana giant, after a decade-long legal battle, has failed to get out of a lawsuit brought against it for sponsoring death squads to kill and intimidate farmers in Colombia. This legal decision is a feat for farmers, workers and other victims who were terrorized and murdered through Chiquita’s financing of Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia.