human rights

Attempt at Sabotage in New York: the European Union aims to Eliminate the Financing of the United Nations Working Group Entrusted with Drafting a Binding Treaty on TNCs

Global Campaign to Reclaim Peoples Sovereignty, Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity Public Statement Tuesday 19th December 2017 According to our sources, the European Union (EU) delegation to the United Nations General Assembly’s Fifth Committee, which deals with budgetary matters, is trying to eliminate the financing of the Human Rights Council’s intergovernmental working group (IGWG) […]

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CETIM on the illegal detention of Julian Assange (Wikileaks)

CETIM and the IADL denounce the arbitrary detention of Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange by Sweden and the United Kingdom. In February 2016, the two organisations call out the Human Rights Council (HRC). They stress the respect of the authority and integrity of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD).

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The illegal detention of Julian Assange

  United Nations’ Human Rights Council – 31st Session Item 5: Human Rights bodies and mechanism – General Debate   Mister President, Special Procedures have an important role to play in the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe. It is crucial to avoid politicization in the appointment of mandate holders and to […]

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Human rights violations committed by Australian corporation OceanaGold

UN Human Rights Council – 31st session Item 6 : consideration of the UPR report for Australia Mr. President, We welcome the decision of Australia to adopt the recommendation made by Ecuador, which stated the need, and I quote, “to strengthen the normative framework for the protection of human rights, including the monitoring of, investigation into […]

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