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Corporations running the world used to be science fiction – Now it's a reality

Global Justice Now has launched a petition to convince the UKgovernment to protect human rights from corporate power, AishaDodwell writes.…

  • Thu Jan 26 10:33:46 2017
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The Left takes a back seat in Sri Lanka

Lasanda Kurukulasuriya reports on a disappointing outcome for leftwing parties in the recent elections.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Sri Lanka’s key institutions corroded and corrupted by conflict

UN rights chief asks the country to address needs of victims ‘on all sides’. Lasanda Kurukulasuriya reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A ‘strategic silence’ on Syria – to the Philippines’ shame

Iris Gonzales on an uncomfortable absence at this month’s Human Rights Council meeting.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Egypt’s cover-up: one year after the Rab’a Square massacre

The military-backed authorities recently refused entry to Human Rights Watch workers. They blocked the messengers but they can’t block the message, says Sarah Leah Whitson..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The day after the UN vote on Palestine

Becoming a ‘non-member state’ needs to bring practical as well as symbolic change says Frank Barat.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Spare a thought for the brave Syrians in Syria

Don’t forget those who cannot escape the war-torn country, says Frances Guy.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Making caste a thing of the past

An ‘anti-untouchability’ video project is raising awareness of the crimes against dalits which blight Indian society, writesMari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A military dictatorship in all but name

Burma’s much-touted ‘roadmap to democracy’ is anything but, say Jody Williams and Tin Tin Nyo..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The business of human rights

If people are to be put above profit, we need to rethink our economic model, says Amit Singh.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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