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Inconvenient Human Rights: Access to Water and Sanitation in Sweden’s Informal Roma Settlements

Swedish municipalities have initiated more than 80 evictions of vulnerable EU citizens, mostly Roma, from informal settlements on the grounds of poor sanitation since 2013, according to a new report from the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian … Continue reading » “Inconvenient Human Rights: Access to Water and Sanitation in Sweden’s Informal Roma Settlements”

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Let Justice Roll Down: A Case Study of the Legal Infrastructure for Water Equality and Affordability

In the absence of a fundamental right to a basic level of drinking water and sanitation in the United States, this article examines the ways in which federal and local civil rights laws provide an alternative legal infrastructure to ensure … Continue reading » “Let Justice Roll Down: A Case Study of the Legal Infrastructure for Water Equality and Affordability”

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Bringing It Home: Human Rights Treaties and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the United States

The article focuses on the effects of human rights on the the social, economic and cultural rights in United States. Topics include the documentation of International Bill of Human rights which led to the formation of International Covenant on Civil … Continue reading » “Bringing It Home: Human Rights Treaties and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the United States”

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