The CETIM welcomes the decision of the British judge Vanessa Baraitser declaring that the health condition of Julian Assange, currently imprisoned in London, excludes the possibility of transferring him to the United States. This is an example of respect of the right to health, a subject that, for years, the CETIM has been advocating for.
The latest bulletin for 2020 begins with two articles related to Switzerland: the first discusses its foreign policy in the area of peasants rights, and the second looks at the concerns of the UN Special Rapporteur on the new approach of the Swiss cooperation.
In solidarity with tens of thousands of people affected by the biggest environmental disaster that has hit the Ecuadorian Amazon, more than 240 organizations, networks, movements, and unions –representing more than 285 million people internationally – are asking the government of Ecuador to appeal the arbitration award issued by the Dutch justice system in favor […]
Press release Geneva, 15th December 2020 – Over the last two weeks, India has been the scene of an unprecedented general strike. According to some media reports, it is believed to be the largest mobilization in the history of mankind: a human river of 250 million people, workers and peasants, hand in hand, marching […]
HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL (45th session) In a previous statement during this session of the Human Rights Council, the Special Rapporteur on toxic waste, Mr. Tuncak, made clear recommendations, based on the manifest deficiency of national regulation on transnational corporates in Brazil, calling for independent investigations into abuses of power by these entities.
Coline Hubert's book "The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants" is available in Epub 2 format (compatible with most readers). When you order, you will also receive it in PDF format.Continue reading
Discover the human rights series and the CETIM's critical notebooks. These publications deal with themes such as the right to health, the impunity of transnational corporations, the right to land. Or the right to social security, the right to development, etc. These publications can be downloaded free of charge.Continue reading