Tag Archives: rights

Facebook Announces Hiring of Human Rights Director

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook is facing allegations over the misuse of its platform New director would help promote peace, human freedoms He/she would also help crack down on those who undermine human rights Facing human rights violation allegations over the misuse of its platform by the Myanmar government to fuel atrocities against the Rohingya Muslim minority, social networking giant Facebook has announced the hiring ... Read More »

LVMH cuts ties to crocodile farms criticized by animal rights group

Luxury good maker LVMH said its Louis Vuitton brand had ceased all trading with Vietnamese farms which animal rights activist group Peta alleged mistreated crocodiles, whose skins are used to make handbags and other accessories. “The LVMH group and its suppliers ceased all trading in 2014 with the farms named by Peta,” LVMH said on Friday, adding that it sources ... Read More »

UKCISA: preserve EU students’ rights post-Brexit

In addition, EU students who are in the UK when Brexit occurs should be exempt from changes to immigration status and any benefits and services they can access at the moment, the association has argued. EU students beginning their studies in 2018 should have access to loan funding and ‘home’ fee status, UKCISA has said This would mean these students ... Read More »