The global economy allows powerful actors to profit from the complex structures that organise the supply of labour and goods, often through the violation of fundamental rights of vulnerable populations including the use of slave or bonded labour.
GLAN is committed in finding innovative angles in challenging and addressing such violations, using the structures of the international system against those who abuse them. We aim to create new opportunities for the protection of human rights in these contexts.
The mass killing of civilians by drowning, pushing survivors back to camps they fled from, preventing their disembarkation at safe ports are not only human rights violations; they are crimes for which GLAN will continue to pursue accountability.
Omer Shatz, GLAN Legal Adviser,
Sciences Po and Yale Law School