Human Rights

Reshaping the post-pandemic world
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Reshaping the post-pandemic world

Most leaders of powerful nations seem to assume that the post-Covid landscape will not herald a form of capitalism that differs in essence from the current neoliberal model. Discussions in these countries centre on how to meet the demands of the wide range of social groups affected by the economic crisis, which began last year and that coronavirus has turned into a nightmare.

Mining giants investigated for human rights violations
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Mining giants investigated for human rights violations

OECD asked to investigate human rights abuses filed against the owners of Cerrejón coal mine; BHP, Anglo American and Glencore. Parallel complaints also filed in Ireland against state owned-company for purchasing coal and Dublin-based sales wing of mining enterprise.   Multiple National Contact Points (NCPs) of the Organisation for Economic […]

Assange against the avenging furies
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Assange against the avenging furies

Assange is wanted dead. The United Nations, through Nils Melzer, a specialist in torture and ill-treatment, has declared that Assange’s life is at risk. The dilemma offered to him by the Power is not acquittal or conviction; freedom or captivity; the United States or England. It is one of three forms of death: death penalty, forced suicide or burial alive.