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Nigeria Armed Conflict

Understanding Corporate Complicity: Extending the Notion beyond Existing Laws: Speech by Irene Khan, Secretary-General, Amnesty International at the Business Human Rights Seminar, London, Dec 8, 2005

This speech points out that Human Rights law is clear that non-state actors such as companies have a responsibility to uphold human rights within their area of control and sphere of influence, whether in the context of their operations or in the communities in which they operate. Corporate...
Africa Armed Conflict

Uganda: Child “Night Commuters”

In conflict-affected northern Uganda an estimated 30,000 child “night commuters” flee their homes at night and go to urban areas and to the centre of larger camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs). A main reason for this movement is to escape attacks and the risk of abduction by the Lord’s...