A company can be charged with complicity in crimes against humanity for human rights abuses committed abroad

Week of 13 September 2021 A company can be charged with complicity in crimes against humanity for human rights abuses committed abroad Our key takeaway: What happens in conflict zones does not stay in conflict zones. A company can be charged with complicity in crimes against humanity for human rights abuses committed abroad – even … Continue reading A company can be charged with complicity in crimes against humanity for human rights abuses committed abroad

Growing calls for a framework for the legal recognition of the Rights of Nature at the EU

Week of 13 September 2021 Growing calls for a framework for the legal recognition of the Rights of Nature at the EU Our key takeaway: There are growing calls for a framework for the legal recognition of the Rights of Nature at the EU, which in turn would enable an improved relationship between human beings … Continue reading Growing calls for a framework for the legal recognition of the Rights of Nature at the EU

2020 saw yet another an increase in murders of human rights and environmental defenders

Week of 13 September 2021 2020 saw yet another an increase in murders of human rights and environmental defenders Our key takeaway: 2020 was the worst year on record for human rights and environmental defenders, with at least 227 people killed for defending their homes, land and livelihoods, and the ecosystems vital for biodiversity and … Continue reading 2020 saw yet another an increase in murders of human rights and environmental defenders