Aliens can sue - we can't
Due to the Prep Act.
ALIEN TORTS STATUTE CLAIMS
The Alien Torts Claims Act of 1789 provides that the US federal trial courts “shall have original jurisdiction of any civil action by an alien for a tort only, committed in violation of the law of nations or a treaty of the United States.” The law addressed infringement of informed consent rights.
The theory is called Jus Cogens: International law based on fundamental international values that cannot be set aside — even by treaties. Until now, it is doubtful any nation has ever violated jus cogens norms on a scale rivaling that of the Third Reich. Genocide and slavery are violations of Jus Cogens—so is violation of informed consent.
Listen to Vera Shirav here.