Human Rights Day – Stand Up For Someone’s Rights

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Next week is Human Rights Day. It is observed every year on  December 10. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Continue reading

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Today Is Human Rights Day: Write For Rights!

write_for_rights_2015Today is Human Rights Day. On December 10, 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. amnesty international’s traditional campaign “Write for Rights” commemorates Human Rights Day.

It would be great if you could take some time to look at amnesty’s website and find out about the people and communities who urgently need your support this year – read the cases and take action now.

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Human Rights Day 2014 – Write For Rights

Tomorrow is Human Rights Day. On December 10, 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  “Write a letter, change a life” , amnesty international’s traditional campaign commemorates Human Rights Day. It would be great if you could take some time to look at their website and find out about the 12 people and communities who urgently need your support this year – read the cases and take action now.

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“Just Business”

John Ruggie’s book, “Just Business – Multinational Corporations and Human Rights” has finally landed on my desk, thanks to a blog reader. The book was launched almost to the day a year ago (see here for a video of the event at the NYU Center for Human Rights and Global Justice on May 4, 2013). But as the blog reader kindly pointed out, the Washington Foreign Law Society just announced that John Ruggie will receive the Harry LeRoy Jones Award on June 11, 2014 for his contribution to developing the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, so I do have an excuse to post on the book. Continue reading

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