Case Digests: The European Debt Crisis and Human Rights
The Open Society Justice Initiative has prepared short summaries of important decisions related to the European Debt Crisis, including key policy statements from UN and Council of Europe officials, and decisions of national and regional courts concerning mortgages, housing and evictions; personal debt; and pensions and benefits.
These summaries, which are part of our Case Digests series, are produced by staff at the Justice Initiative in order to make key human rights decisions accessible to the widest possible audience.
To Tackle Inequality, We Need New Thinking on Tax Havens
Three global trends require us to look more closely at how tax havens are distorting the the world’s economy and fueling growing economic inequalities.
Losing their Land, Indigenous Peoples Turn to the Courts
Paraguay's Yakye Axa people lost control over their traditional forest lands to cattle ranchers and soy farms. A new report looks at their efforts to use litigation to claim compensation.
Case Watch: Europe’s Economic Crisis Goes to Court
As Europe's economic downturns continues, the courts are being called upon to adjudicate social justice issues.