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Rights of indigenous peoples

The international community showed its solidarity with and commitment to safeguarding the indigenous peoples and their rights when the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was adopted by…

Climate justice

The World Day of Social Justice is celebrated every year on February 20. The International Labour Organization (ILO) unanimously adopted the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization…

Environmental justice

Environmental restorative justice is relevant with respect to healing the earth, protecting the rights of indigenous peoples and dealing with various environmental harms, crimes and injustices. It acknowledges the damage…

COP28: our expectations

The UAE is all set to host the 2023 UN Climate Change Conference. COP28 will focus on climate finance and the size and individual contributions for the Loss and Damage…

Crushing Kashmir

Four years ago today, India arbitrarily revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir under its constitution and transformed it into a union territory directly governed from Delhi in a…

Colonialism and the environment

Decolonization under the Trusteeship Council was finally concluded on November 1, 1994 after the last UN trust territory Palau gained independence. However, almost two decades later, colonialism still haunts various…

Financial empire

Hundreds of thousands of words have been written about the rise of the United States’ industrial and financial empire. These descriptions include everything from journal and magazine articles to textbooks…