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Hi, this is Kasmira. As conflicts erupt and countries go to war, corporations find opportunities to profit, often to the detriment of human rights.

This needs to be urgently addressed, two experts write in today’s opinion piece ahead of talks in Geneva next week to create a framework to regulate business activities.

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Kasmira Jefford


Today’s Opinion

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Palestinians inspect the damaged house for the Mukhaimir family and neighbouring houses after Israeli airstrikes on Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip, 17 October 2023. (Keystone/DPA/Abed Rahim Khatib)

💥💰‘As countries wage war, corporations profit – time for robust international treaty’. Companies have long stood to profit from war, in some cases fuelling the violence. A binding treaty is urgently needed to hold them accountable, write Ayushi Kalyan, corporate accountability coordinator at FIAN International, and Heather Elaydi, Palestinian-Canadian researcher and human rights advocate, ahead of key talks in Geneva.

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