The founding president of People’s Decade for Human Rights Education, Shulamith Koenig, believed that only a rights framework can encourage disciplined and socially responsible development through investment and trade
The COVID-19 pandemic has unleashed an unprecedented crisis, causing further disruption to progress in achieving Sustainable Development Goals, with the world’s poorest and most vulnerable affected the most.
By the third week of May, more than 200 migrants were reported to have died due to road accidents while trudging home because of the nationwide lockdown. A colleague of mine suggested that we should do an analysis of the causes of these accidents.
Justice is activated when it is affected by human suffering. Justice unaffected by human suffering is not justice at all, but a mere chimera. The refusal of the Supreme Court to consider the desperate plight of migrant labour had caused despair amongst the people that suffering.