Focus on the Global South Newsletter: World Trade Organization’s free trade jeopardized people’s rights

In this edition of Focus on the Global South Newsletter, we revisit the Asian Development Bank’s role in the ‘privatization’ of Asia and how the World Trade Organization’s free trade and investment policies have jeopardized people’s rights and the environment.  Through its growth strategy, ADB continues to promote privatization and create …

Greek Austerity Measures Could Violate Human Rights, Un Expert Says

GREEK AUSTERITY MEASURES COULD VIOLATE HUMAN RIGHTS, UN EXPERT SAYS New York, Jun 30 2011 4:05PM The United Nations independent expert on foreign debt and human rights warned today that the austerity measures and structural reforms proposed to solve Greece?s debt crisis may result in violations of the basic human …