Saturday, 14 May 2011

World in the Throes of a Human Rights Revolution, Says Amnesty

Filed under: Business, Human Rights, Environment,Human Rights,Media and Conflict,Middle East — story spotted by Catherine Morris @ 14:28 PDT

The growing demands for democratic reforms spreading across the Middle East and North Africa – along with the dramatic rise of social media networks – have triggered “a human rights revolution on the threshold of a historic change”, says Amnesty International (AI)…

In its annual global human rights report released Friday, the London-based organisation says courageous people, led largely by youth, are standing up and speaking out in the face of bullets, beatings, tear gas and battle tanks.

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Special Issue of GoJIL: Resources of Conflict – Conflicts over Resources

Filed under: Books, reports, sites, blogs,Dispute resolution and negotiation,Environment — story spotted by Catherine Morris @ 14:19 PDT

The Gottingen Journal of International Law has just made available online its new special issue that focuses on the relationship between resources and conflicts.

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