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15 October, 2007

Can human rights be given up to promote trade?

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.

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