Human rights accountability and the environment: The Human Dignity and Human Rights Caucus demands that States and Corporations close human rights accountability gaps

Author: International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), Published on: 23 January 2008

On the occasion of the World Social Forum Global Day of Action 2008, the Human Dignity and Human Rights Caucus (HDHRC), a global coalition of major human rights and development organizations, demanded that states and corporations put an end to global human rights violations...An increasing number of private actors are committing human rights violations. These actors include private security firms, armed rebellion and paramilitary groups, as well as transnational corporations.

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