Analysis of Impact / Covid-19

COVID-19 & Human Rights: Business as usual?

Jeannie McCann
QUB Alumni 2007 – BA in modern HIStory & POLitics, Trócaire Campaigns Officer

On June 10, Trócaire hosted a webinar in which we discussed how lockdown restrictions are impacting the work of brave human rights activists who were already facing grave danger in defending indigenous communities.  As we recover from the pandemic, it is more important than ever, that we call for regulation to hold corporations to account for human rights violations. The discussion included a political analysis of introducing human rights and environmental due diligence legislation in the UK and Ireland. 

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