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Chief human rights commissioner David Rutherford

Human rights abuse claims spike after quake

Human rights abuse claims have spiked in New Zealand as Canterbury residents file claims against insurance and construction companies. Earthquake-affected residents are resorting to Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) guidelines that require companies to respect the human rights of those affected by their activities. Claimant Gavin Johnstone’s Mairehau… Read More »Human rights abuse claims spike after quake