Drone proliferation is on the rise – and so is the need for international regulationNovember 30, 2023
A multitude of different uncrewed aerial systems, also known as drones, are increasingly taking a dominant role in armed conflicts all over the world. Armed drones gained a notorious status as they were used to track and kill suspected militants in clandestine operations by the United States, with many civilian casualties. But military drone deployment […]
Join our event: Corporate restructuring vs. the right to remedyNovember 22, 2023
Join us for a live streamed event on Tue Nov 28, 2023, at 11:45 AM CET we will discuss legal and ethical aspects of corporate restructuring and its impact on the right to remedy. Questions addressed include whether a business breaches its human rights responsibility when it causes or contributes to the denial of remedies by another […]
Ceasefire in Gaza also necessary for LebanonNovember 6, 2023
PAX has already urged the need for a ceasefire in Gaza. But there is also a great risk that the war in Gaza will escalate regionally, specially in Lebanon.
In Memoriam Bishop Paride TabanNovember 3, 2023
We at PAX are deeply saddened by the death of Bishop Paride Taban, unfortunately at a time when there is great need for peacemakers like him.
Military Drones as the Weapons of Choice in IraqOctober 31, 2023
In the new report, titled ‘Between Terror Strikes and Targeted Killings’, PAX explores the evolvement of drone warfare in Iraq over the last decade, providing an inventory of drone use by multiple state and non-state armed groups.
The Netherlands should give survivors of ‘Hawija’ what they have been asking for these past eight years: compassionOctober 30, 2023
The bureaucratic way the Dutch state treats victims of its military operations has been made painfully clear again last week, in a court room in The Hague.
EU Conflict Minerals Regulation Failing to Reach Its GoalsOctober 23, 2023
20 NGOs Call on the EU to Step Up Its Enforcement and Adopt New Measures. Read full the statement.
Amsterdam port to ban blood coalOctober 19, 2023
The Amsterdam City Council decided this month to ban blood coal from the Amsterdam port. With the war in Ukraine, the share of blood coal from Colombia has risen sharply.
28,000+ Sign Petition ‘Don’t Give Israel Carte Blanche’October 18, 2023
Last Thursday PAX initiated a petition to call on the government not to give Israel a carte blanche. Various civil society organizations and more than 28,000 people signed this petition in just a few days.