Flint Water Crisis

In attempts to cut spending, Flint, Michigan government officials have caused a water crisis, exposing their residents to high levels of lead-contaminated water. The water serving the city was rerouted from Detroit to the Flint River in April 2014. The…

Corporations, Human Rights, and Prior Consultation in the Americas | Corporaciones, Derechos Humanos, y la Consulta Previa en las Américas

Vea este artículo en español aquí. Corporations, Human Rights, and Prior Consultation in the Americas by Elizabeth Leman Commissioners:  Rose-Marie Belle Antoine, James L. Cavallaro, Paulo Vannuchi, Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria Petitioners:  Asociación Interamericana para la Defensa del Ambiente (AIDA)…

Water and Collective Punishment in the West Bank

Israeli policies that deny Palestinian civilians in the West Bank access to clean water, causing serious economic hardship, may be inconsistent with Israeli obligations under international law. Since the Six Days War of 1967, which was fought over the disputed…