Corporations violations international human rights and humanitarian law? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Daniel
    • 25.10.12 | 22:09 (IST)

    What? There might be a political argument to be made, but the UN Human Rights Council made very clear in the mid-2000s that human rights law does not apply to corporations--see the complete failure of the UN Human Rights Norms for Businesses, which would have made human rights legally binding on corporations, and the resurrection of the idea as non-legally-binding standards by John Ruggie, the UN Special Rapporteur for Business and Human Rights.

    from the article: UN investigator calls for boycott of firms linked to Israeli settlements
    First published 21:15 25.10.12 | Last updated 21:15 25.10.12
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