Newsletter No 54 (January 2019)

At ECCHR, the transition into the new year has been as interesting as the last: in January, the Regional Court in Dortmund will decide whether it will continue the proceedings in the groundbreaking case against German textile retailer KiK; since December, an international arbitration tribunal has been looking into the responsibility of transnational corporations for environmental protection and human rights in Romania and since November, Austrian authorities have been investigating torture in Syria.