December 17, 2018
The 2008 financial crisis has re-shaped our world in ways both obvious and insidious. What began as a North Atlantic banking crisis transformed into a global sovereign debt crisis, and then—through concrete policy choices—converted into... Read More
December 14, 2010
The agreement from the UN climate change negotiations in Cancún has received high praise, but also criticism of a crackdown on social justice activists. A look at the human rights implications.
November 7, 2010
The US government presents its human rights record to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva.
June 9, 2010
Are we only outraged about an oil spill that we can see? (June 2010)
May 25, 2010
Despite high rates of economic growth, most Equatoguineans continue to live in poverty.
January 1, 2010
Prize honoring Equatorial Guinea leader should be cancelled
June 23, 2009
The current economic crisis is fast becoming a human rights crisis.CESR urges world leaders meeting in New York this week to seize the opportunity to place human rights principles, not profit, at the heart of crisis responses, economic... Read More
June 9, 2009
Shell's pay-out in the Ogoni case has been rightly hailed as a victory, but leaves impunity for rights violations unresolved (June 2009).
May 14, 2009
Ecuador's citizens seek redress for oil company's economic and social rights violations.
January 25, 2009
Lawyers for the villagers sought to hold oil giant responsible for 1998 shooting and mistreatment of protesters (February 2009).