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Terrorism Lists, Executive Powers and Human Rights

19 October 2009, 12:00 am
One of  the most controversial aspects of the so-called “war on terror” is the proscription or designation of alleged terrorists, their associates and financial supporters by the European Union and the United Nations. Hundreds of groups and individuals around the world have been placed upon various “terrorist lists” and subject to the freezing of their assets, travel bans and other serious sanctions. Despite the gravity of the accusations and the impact of their designation upon fundamental rights, affected parties have been systematically denied the right to mount a meaningful challenge to their inclusion on the lists. This conference brings together a distinguished group of expert practitioners, lawyers, academics and human rights organisations to examine these issues and consider possible ways forward.

Dois anos após a explosão fatal da barragem em Brumadinho - Que responsabilidade trazem os certificadores como a TÜV Süd?

22 January 2021, 10:00 am

O rompimento da barragem duma mina de minério de ferro em janeiro de 2019, em Brumadinho, Brasil, levou a vida de mais de 270 pessoas. Os rejeitos tóxicos da mina contaminaram grandes partes do rio…

The bumpy road to the implementation of the French duty of vigilance law: A focus on the risks for human rights defenders

27 January 2021, 5:00 pm

The Project on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ProDESC), Friends of the Earth France (FOE), the European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR)  and the International Federation for…

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