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Myanmar’s military: Its power over business and human rights and the UN’s Guiding Principles

  • Professor Catherine Renshaw,

The difficulties of implementing the UNGPs on business and human rights in a ‘pervasive culture of immunity’.

Obstacles to implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in Southeast Asia

  • Dr Kate Macdonald,

There are persistent, and in many respects, intensifying obstacles confronting the business and human rights agenda in Southeast Asia.

Overcoming Oligarchy? The UN’s Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in the Philippines. (中文)

  • Professor Andrew Rosser,

Major human rights abuses and even business-related killings are widespread in the Philippines.

INTERVIEW—COVID-19 and Belt and Road: Some of the issues impacting business and human rights

  • Dr Surya Deva,

Business and Human Rights is always a controversial area, but COVID-19 and China’s Belt and Road Initiative are among the most acute challenges.

Indonesia is exploiting the COVID-19 crisis for illiberal purposes

  • Rafiqa Qurrata A'yun, Abdil Mughis Mudhoffir,

The COVID-19 crisis in Indonesia has become a means for elites to further accumulate power and money.