international law

WINGS #50-11 Mother Earth's Lawyer

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Frieda Werden

English barrister Polly Higgins aims to pass an international law against ecocide. The law is already being tested in the UK, where a mock trial jury convicted two CEOs of ecocide in their mining of the Alberta Tar Sands. Interview by Frieda Werden during Higgins's cross-Canada tour looking for supporters of the proposed law to help raise the issue at the upcoming Rio Earth Summit. More info: More info: www.eradicatingecocide.com