Can human rights be given up to promote trade? This pertinent question has been raised by the Asian Legal Resources Centre, Hong Kong, in a statement issued on October 12, 2007. It has raised the question in the context of a proposed European Union-India bilateral trade and investment agreement.
ALRC is an NGO having General Consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. It was founded in 1986 by a prominent group of jurists and human rights activists in Asia. It is a body committed to the development of legal self-reliance and empowerment of people.
Follow the link to access the ALRC statement on the subject.