Category Archives: Business and Human Rights

Corporations have rights. Now we need a global treaty on their responsibilities

Salil Shetty, Amnesty International’s Secretary General.  It’s been lively, to say the least. The debate over a binding international treaty on corporate human rights responsibilities has revealed deep divisions between the south – largely behind it – and Europe and … Continue reading

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Burden of proof: Niger Delta communities learn the ropes of oil spill monitoring

By Joe Westby, Corporate Campaigner, Amnesty International; and Onyekachi Okoro, Media for Justice Programme, Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) “People are dying silently. The oil companies bring sickness to our communities”, a man from a polluted community … Continue reading

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