| 11-10-2011

Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2011

Claiming Human Rights: The Accountability Challenge

Despite the growth of a worldwide Right to Food movement and the existence of international frameworks and mechanisms to protect human rights, an unacceptable number of violations remain unpunished, according to the Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2011.

"The Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2011 denounces the flagrant lack of accountability of both government and private actors that gives rise to daily violations of the right to food. This publication is a fundamental tool to give voice to the victims and to draw public attention to situations of intolerable injustice," Jean Ziegler, Vice-President of the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Advisory Committee. 

Read more at     http://www.rtfn-watch.org/en/home/watch-2011/press-release/