May 17 – Interrogation rooms with wooden boards used to immobilize detainees, are among the evidence of torture Human Rights Watch says it has uncovered in Syria. Deborah Gembara reports.
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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) – Nigerian warplanes struck militant camps in the northeast on Friday in a major push against an Islamist insurgency, drawing a sharp warning from the United States to respect human rights and not harm civilians.
The annual Intellectual Property Rights report includes US lawmakers urging the USTR to designate China for trade secret theft.
T he latest eurozone crisis comes down to controversy over bailing out a Cypriot banking system that is flooded with Russian black money. The EU-proposed “haircut” solution — with a 9.9 percent levy on large deposits in Cyprus — received zero votes in Cyprus’ parliament and Russian president Vladimir Putin called it “unjust, unprofessional and dangerous.” Attempts to find a compromise have foundered .
The wakeup call: Corporate interests need to accept what the courts already have — that First Nations now hold the balance of power in deciding the fate of Canada’s resource projects because they have rights that others don’t Canada is orchestrating a big push to accelerate development of its natural resources, but behind the hype there is a shifting and tense legal landscape.
A man passes by the office of Memorial rights group in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012.
Security guard made me empty my bag in front of everyone, even though I hadn’t done anything wrong I was in Aldi when I received a call from a friend I was to meet.
Royal Dutch Shell Plc won exploration rights in five areas of the Laurentian Sub-basin offshore Newfoundland and Labrador, making a $97-million commitment to secure the properties, the province’s offshore regulator said on Friday
Diane Francis: Canada’s trade deal with China gives Chinese companies in Canada plenty of rights but Canadian firms have no reciprocal rights in China
By DAVID RISING and DAVID McHUGH Associated Press (Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved
Wolseley shed its £3bn debt burden in four years and is paying £350m special dividend by avoiding balance sheet acrobatics Repairing Wolseley, the plumbing and building materials supplier, has proved a remarkably speedy job. Four years ago, after the last chief executive’s debt-fuelled acquisition spree at the top of the market, the company’s borrowings stood at almost £3bn and an emergency £1bn rights issue was required.
“This was just rubber-stamped and forgotten by the courts and the monitor. Our rights were completely extinguished,” says one minority shareholder
The Royal College of Arts’ new innovation centre aims to nurture young entrepreneurs – and takes a surprisingly hard-headed approach to business survival The recent billion-dollar court case between Apple and Samsung showed the world just how important the protection of intellectual property rights can be.
Shareholder consortium in talks to launch £3.3bn lawsuit against RBS and former senior executives over rights issue.