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 Parent Company Liability for Human Rights Abuses in the UK? We Need Clarity

Dalia Palombo 24th July 2018

The liability of parent companies for the extraterritorial human rights abuses committed by their subsidiaries has increasingly become a critical topic for both corporate and human rights litigators. The absence of national and international laws comprehensively addressing this issue created a space for creative arguments for and against holding parent companies of multinational groups incorporated […]

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Suffering in Silence: The Persecution of the Ahmadiyas in Pakistan

Anmol Rathore 19th July 2018

An appalling humanitarian crisis is gripping Pakistan where violent extremism has shrouded religious tolerance and the government itself is being guided by extremist ideologies. Victims of this aggressive form of discrimination are the Ahmadiyas, members of a sect founded in 1889 by Hadrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad in India, who despite insisting that they are Muslim, […]

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