May 7, 2021

India all set to win election to UN Human Rights Council unopposed

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From DNA India appears set to be elected to the United Nations’s top human rights body in the Asia-Pacific category for a period of three years. The 193-member UN General Assembly will elect new members on Friday to the UN Human Rights Council. The members are elected by absolute majority through a secret ballot. Countries […]

Court rejects Nevsun bid to block forced labor lawsuit

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From Freedom United An appeals court in Canada has rejected Nevsun Resources Ltd’s bid to throw out a lawsuit against the company in which six Eritreans claim they were subjected to forced labor at the company’s mine in East Africa. The men say that they worked at Nevsun’s Bisha from 2008 to 2012, where they […]