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Renegotiating NAFTA: Let the Games Begin

The North American Free Trade Agreement was the first in US history to slash trade barriers between a wealthy country and a much poorer one. This month, NAFTA marked another first when officials from Mexico, Canada, and the United States sa...Read More

UN rights chief concerned over violence in northern Rakhine state

[JURIST] UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Tuesday urged [press release] people to refrain from violence against Myanmar security forces, for authorities to adhere to human rights law, and for authorities to pro...Read More

Uber under investigation for foreign bribes

[JURIST] Uber [corporate website] confirmed on Tuesday that they are currently under investigation by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] for bribing foreign officials. The DOJ is seeking to determine whether Uber operated...Read More

UN urges member states to ratify convention to combat enforced disappearances

[JURIST] Multiple UN experts on Tuesday urged [press release] all member states to ratify the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance [text, PDF] as the rates of enforced disappearances are inc...Read More

NGOs call for independent inquiry into Yemen rights violations

[JURIST] In an open letter[text] addressed to representatives of the Member and Observer States [materials] of the United Nations Humans Rights Council [official website], 56 national, regional and international nongovernmental organization...Read More