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How Human Rights Law Has Been Used To Guarantee Corporations A ‘Right To Profit’

Monday, March 20, 2017 21:49
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from The Conversation

– this post authored by Stefanie Khoury and David Whyte, University of Liverpool

After at least half a century of prevarication and debate, it looks like the UN Human Rights Council is now serious about developing a new legally binding international instrument on business and human rights. But this long-running debate in the UN system has always been as much about upholding the rights of corporations as it has been about upholding human rights.

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