LEGAL & FINANCE COMMITTEE

A progress report for the Legal and Financial Committee: Commodity and Skepticism

The Legal and Financial Committee has so far entered lobbying and finished debating on their first two issues like every other committee. These two issues, however, appear to be the most difficult to tackle.   Be it promoting recognition by the United Nations of the crime of ecocide or initiating measures to ensure the financing…

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HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEELEGAL & FINANCE COMMITTEE

You can release an innocent man from prison, but you can’t release him from the grave

Opinion Column on Death Penalty He couldn’t sleep. The moss spread across the ashen walls, the room saw even less light as rain tapped noisily on the rusty roof and he woke up to footsteps outside his cell again, fearing his time had come. After 18 years on death row, Juan Roberto Meléndez-Colón was proved…

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