On December 14, 1981 a resolution was proposed in the United Nations General Assembly which declared that “education, work, health care, proper nourishment, national development are human rights”. Notice the “proper nourishment”. The resolution was approved by a vote of 135-1. The United States cast the only “No” vote.Read more . . .
http://www.jadaliyya.com/pages/index/18732/racism-is-the-foundation-of-israels-operation-prot Racism is the Foundation of Israel’s Operation Protective Edge Jul 30 2014, by Joel Beinin On 30 June Ayelet Shaked, chairwoman of the Knesset faction of the ultra-right wing ha-Bayit ha-Yehudi (Jewish Home) Party, a key member of the … Read more . . .
In this article, I analyze the legal and factual background of the food blockade against Iraq (1990-), and then assess its compliance with international humanitarian law. I conclude that the U.N., the members of the Security Council, and the countries that participated violated several mandatory humanitarian norms in enforcing the food blockade.Read more . . .
Various sources on the Right to Food FAO: Right to Food latest news Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights: The Right to Adequate Food, Fact Sheet No. 34 UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR): General … Read more . . .
The right to water E/C.12/2002/11. (General Comments) General Comment No. 15 (2002) … Read more . . .
From The Anti-Empire Report Nr. 57 by William Blum (…) On December 14, 1981 a resolution was proposed in the United Nations General Assembly which declared that "education, work, health care, proper nourishment, national development are human rights". Notice the … Read more . . .
April 19, 2007 Human Right to Food at Risk in Nepal Preliminary findings of an international fact-finding mission KATHMANDU, NEPAL: An international fact-finding mission on the human right to food said today that hunger and food insecurity is pervasive across … Read more . . .