The UK should introduce a distinct law to hold parent companies to account based on the economic benefit they derive from activities of offending subsidiaries. … More Access to justice in claims against UK parent companies
Britain should do more to provide access to justice for African communities harmed by British companies. A 2015 report concluded that UK companies (including 16 FTSE 100 companies) were responsible for 18 cases of serious human and environmental rights abuses across Africa.
As the world reflects on the passing of Kofi Annan, a new generation of activist musicians face obstacles to enjoying their freedom of expression … More Freedom of expression and Africa’s new activist musicians
Nigeria now has the largest number of people living in extreme poverty (less than $1.90 a day). By 2030, 90% of the countries living in extreme poverty will be in Africa. Are human rights part of the answer? … More Extreme poverty in Nigeria: Are human rights part of the answer?
In reaching this decision, the Court held that the issuing of mandatory policies could not mean that a parent company had taken control of the operations of a subsidiary such as to give rise to a duty … More Losing control to gain it all: human rights in Nigeria’s Niger Delta