10 March 2021 “The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is the framework for reconciliation at all levels and across all sectors of Canadian society.” – Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, Principles of Reconciliation, Principle #… Read More ›
Kevin Kolben and The Consumer Imaginary: Labor Rights, Human Rights, and Citizen-Consumers in the Global Supply Chain: Commentary and Analysis
Originally published by the PKI Global Justice Journal February 19, 2020 Kevin Kolben and The Consumer Imaginary: Labor Rights, Human Rights, and Citizen-Consumers in the Global Supply Chain: Commentary and Analysis By: Pearl Eliadis, Visiting Scholar, with commentary from Alyssa King, Assistant Professor… Read More ›
On June 3, 2019, the Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (Cameroon) and the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights (Canada) launched a groundbreaking report on Cameroon’s crisis in the Anglophone regions, now widely recognized as one of the most… Read More ›
Human rights commissions require an enabling environment, a concept that focuses on those external factors that permit institutions to thrive and to do their work freely and without undue pressure or interference. We need to reframe the role of human rights commissions as not only administrative bodies charged with preventing discrimination, but also as norms-brokers that can and must engage with a variety of different norms and systems in order to do their work properly.
Summary: This case comment focuses on the types of reparations and their calculations that have been accepted by the International Criminal Court (ICC). The Trial Chamber II (“the Chamber”) of the ICC ordered both individual and collective reparations to the… Read More ›