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The Rana Plaza Tragedy

On Wednesday April 24th, 2013, tragedy struck the country of Bangladesh.   Considered one of the deadliest garment-factory accidents in history (Fairchild, 2013), the Rana Plaza, in the district of Dhaka, collapsed due to structural damage. 635 more words

Case Overviews

How to Survive a Stampede

In the spirit of my past posts on how to get off the subway tracks, I present this item on how to avoid being crushed in a stampede: prior to leaving a large event, make a mental map of all the exits and then head for the less-used ones. 206 more words


Liberia's Football Boss Fails Integrity Test, Drops from FIFA Presidential Race

The Chairman of the Liberian Football Association, Musa Bility has been dropped from the race for President of FIFA Presidency.

According  to FIFA, the world governing body of football, Musa Bility was dropped from the list of qualified candidates that will contest the FIFA Presidency in February  2016 after that body vetted the candidate by examining corporate records, litigation cases, bankruptcy proceedings, potential regulatory actions taken against the candidate and a review of media reports concerning potential red flags (fraudulent behavior, match manipulation, human rights violations, etc. 85 more words


Eritrean Independence: Form over substance

Author: Lebogang Maxelegu

Assistant Researcher at the Centre for Human Rights, in support of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea. … 895 more words


Organ trafficking- Pakistan's Kidney Bazaar Part II

In 2010, Pakistan’s than National Assembly and the President Asif Ali Zardari finally passed an important legislation for curbing the menace of organ selling mafias, the new law “The Human Organ and Tissue Transplantation Law”seeks to curb  615 more words

Human Rights Concerns



Paglabag sa karapatang pantao

Sa isyu naman ng human rights, walang iniiwang pagkakataon ang mga grupong kontra-Marcos maisalarawan lamang siyang parang sa isang mabangis na halimaw.  848 more words