Archive: Human Rights (47)

Archived articles are listed below from most to least recent. You will find links to even older posts beneath the list.

Evans, A. Environmental Noise Pollution: Has Public Health Become Too Utilitarian?

Evans, A. (2017) Environmental Noise Pollution: Has Public Health Become too Utilitarian? Open Journal of Social Sciences, 5, 80–109. https://doi.org/10.4236/jss.2017.55007 May 12, 2017 Abstract Environmental noise pollution is an ever-increasing problem. The various sources: Aircraft, Road Traffic … Read On »

Devlin, C. Freedom From Unwarranted Experimentation

Devlin, Curt (2017) Freedom from Unwarranted Experimenta– tion. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 5, 23–48. https://doi.org/10.4236/jss.2017.55003 May 9, 2017 Abstract This is a declaration of the fundamental human right of all people, simply by virtue of being … Read On »

Krogh, Horner. Human Health, Rights & Wind Turbine Deployment in Canada

Krogh, C. and Horner, B. (2017) Human Health, Rights and Wind Turbine Deployment in Canada. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 5, 166–185. https://doi.org/10.4236/jss.2017.55012 May 17 2017 Abstract Canada has ratified international conventions which recognize the individual’s right … Read On »

Nicholson, R. Submission to Senate Select Committee on Wind Turbines

Rikki Nicholson, Senate submission No 337 I am writing as a Pacific Hydro wind factory refugee from Cape Bridgewater, whose family has endured six years of horrendous impacts including sleep deprivation, severe headaches, severe nausea, inability … Read On »

Nederlands Section, International Commission of Jurists — Human Rights & the Environment

2011 OHCHR study Human Rights and Environment Stakeholder input by the Dutch Section of the International Commission of Jurists (NJCM) June 2011 Response to the call for input by the Office of the UN High Commission for … Read On »

International Human Rights & Fracking. Sisters of Mercy Guide

A Guide to Rights-Based Advocacy –International Human Rights Law and Fracking. This Guide is produced by the Sisters of Mercy (NGO), Mercy International Association: Global Action, enjoying special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council … Read On »

Polish Ombudsman — Rights of Residents Living Near Wind Farms

Poland’s Ombudsman stands up for the rights of residents living near wind farms How can we help people who have wind turbines above their homes? Earlier this month Poland’s Commissioner for Human Rights (CHR) addressed this question to … Read On »

Kermond, J. Submission to 2015 Select Committee on Wind Turbines

…symptoms included headaches, nausea, fatigue, sleep deprivation, dizziness, loss of concentration and cognitive skills, heart palpitations, fluctuations in blood pressure with no correlation, depression, head and ear pressure increasing to an unbearable level, cramping pain in … Read On »