Items tagged with: Germany
#Germany's Federal Cabinet just passed the bill for a #humanrights due diligence law #Lieferkettengesetz! The bill will now go to the plenary for debates. Much needed, as the initial draft was massively weakened by corprate lobbying. We don't need any law - we need a strong one!
The 1st trial on Syrian state torture & other crimes takes place outside #Syria, in #Germany - because of the principle of #UniversalJurisdiction. It allows states to investigate & prosecute intl crimes no matter where & by whom they were committed.