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Asso Professor @CityUHongKong. Member, UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights. Editor-in-Chief @BHRJournal. Let us humanize business! Tweets personal

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Private equity firms like Blackstone are extracting hundreds of billions of dollars in profits from residential rea… https://t.co/kPbWKPYpCz
Retweeted by Surya DevaAmnesty looked into the conduct of the Hong Kong Police Force and we came back with a clear conclusion: The Indep… https://t.co/PNyv1RDxpp
Retweeted by Surya DevaOur new @amnesty release on abuses by the #HongKong police during the #HKProtests. Police regularly using excessive… https://t.co/YwDfUtKzAs
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9/20
2019
"Women’s human rights are an inalienable, integral and indivisible part of universal human rights." Read the full… https://t.co/PapoVGiccf
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9/19
2019
When he’s not on the streets of Hong Kong protesting — and sometimes getting arrested for it — his day job focuses… https://t.co/sILp7uaSTX
Retweeted by Surya DevaA flash mob orchestra dressed in black has matched from the CityU campus to the Festival Walk shopping mall playing… https://t.co/DYAHQ00ZZT
Retweeted by Surya DevaThank you @NepalNHRC for convening a dialogue with 5 Ministries, Parliament and Planning Commissions + Thank you to… https://t.co/hZ5ndRegMd
Retweeted by Surya DevaFruitfull close discussion on B+HR @NepalNHRC with government official, thank you very much @ProfSuryaDeva for val… https://t.co/LIM7HV65l7
Retweeted by Surya Deva"Women experience adverse impacts of business activities differently and disproportionately. They may also face add… https://t.co/FXmEEVIGid
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9/18
2019
For victim of abuses #Access2justice is not enough They want and deserve actual #Justice not just access to it.… https://t.co/UfOC1nWo8I
Retweeted by Surya DevaMTR train derailment near Hung Hom has forced suspension of part of East Rail line during morning rush hour. Video… https://t.co/FrhXhkHEzZ
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9/17
2019
Pro-democracy lawmaker Tanya Chan addressed the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, urging it to investigate "brutal… https://t.co/SLs7susHUD
Retweeted by Surya DevaHong Kong has liberty but no democracy, and Singapore has (some) democracy but no liberty—so "it makes no sense to… https://t.co/e4j0SMVFx4
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9/16
2019
Rule of/by police! #HongKongProtests https://t.co/DgupkiyzzEhe's one of the suspects who beat up reporters in fortress hill. unlike protesters, he was allowed to smoke and che… https://t.co/YBATHg1k4F
Retweeted by Surya DevaWe spoke about #bizhumanrights at the 8th Asia #Probono Conference. I asked how many of the lawyers present were fa… https://t.co/GsbtxZRy0O
Retweeted by Surya DevaProtesters are flooding Queensway, chanting “five demand, not one less” and “fight for freedom, stand with HK,” amo… https://t.co/uMCiS4mp7V
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9/15
2019
“I have been living in Amoy Gardens for some 30 years. I wasn’t even afraid of SARS. Why would I be afraid of you d… https://t.co/jLo7H2ivVT
Retweeted by Surya DevaExcited to hear from @ProfSuryaDeva as to his recollections on Prof Sheldon Leader & #bizhumanrights. Surya will (h… https://t.co/I8CX8mmDqd
Retweeted by Surya DevaA great many people owe an enormous debt to the wisdom and leadership of Professor Sheldon Leader - who's work is c… https://t.co/JaCbsQ4n5B
Retweeted by Surya DevaAustralia lagging in paid leave for new fathers, encouraging women to stay at home https://t.co/ukdoGpBhN3
Retweeted by Surya DevaIt’s this kind of blatant bias that has trashed the police’s credibility with the Hong Kong public. Social media is… https://t.co/OEeRX66clt
Retweeted by Surya DevaHong Kongers complete an HK$8 million crowdfunding drive in just over 24 hours in order to finance a global ad camp… https://t.co/MNs3fXpdPr
Retweeted by Surya DevaRejecting HKEX bid, London Stock Exchange lays out why Beijing's pressure on HK has backfired: "your relationship w… https://t.co/ayLv5dst7P
Retweeted by Surya Deva參加「中秋夜和你拖上獅子山」,香港人加油!無人能奪去上主賜给我們的自由和尊嚴! Joining “The Hong Kong way Lion Rock”. Nobody can take away the freedom and… https://t.co/cO8FFUqji6
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9/14
2019
Thread- Hundreds of people do a evening walk up Lion Rock, the hill which represent the spirit of the city. Long lo… https://t.co/o14F5aH0XC
Retweeted by Surya Deva#NOW - People at the Peak are excited by laser lights from Lion Rock. In between them is the Victoria Harbour. Huma… https://t.co/86vsfr5v3U
Retweeted by Surya DevaMake sure to register for the #NNHRR workshop on the #gender dimension of #bizhumanrights @TMCAsser in The Hague. G… https://t.co/jYjWrMcJ0A
Retweeted by Surya Devain a public statement, @UN_SPExperts @ForstMichel @cvoule @NilsMelzer & I urge #China to respect… https://t.co/AE6WxBWRoM
Retweeted by Surya Deva.@UNSW Law's Assoc Prof @justine_nolan helped initiate an open letter that calls for Coles and Woolworth supermarke… https://t.co/gkQNTuDlMI
Retweeted by Surya DevaA HK school has decided not to punish a teacher for expressing political views re #HongKongProtests on social media… https://t.co/BIOnzRrWaWCOMING SOON! Canadian Ombudsperson for #BizHumanRights plans to launch its complaints mechanism for human rights ab… https://t.co/zZuqnJhxvm
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9/13
2019
This (from A/S Ford at @StateDept) is a good, clear statement of the US govt's position on why Huawei and other Chi… https://t.co/UAt3HYqfT7
Retweeted by Surya DevaHKUSU acting president Davin Kenneth Wong wrote a letter of resignation from abroad, saying that he left Hong Kong… https://t.co/jDWNLPIH4J
Retweeted by Surya DevaWhat do the French #dutyofvigilance law and the Swiss #ResponsibleBusiness initiative have in common? What about th… https://t.co/7MRiaRnbrf
Retweeted by Surya DevaPl retweet / circulate: @CALS_ZA @AfricanACCA @danwood_chirwa @felogene @dannybradlow @Davebil36 @LRC_SouthAfrica https://t.co/LsjpAmgqPmPacked room for the Global Business & Human Rights Scholars Association annual workshop and BHR Teaching Forum at t… https://t.co/bGXfnOn3hq
Retweeted by Surya DevaJoshua Wong: “We hope for more and more people who live in mainland China to recognise the importance of universal… https://t.co/nYLfThSu4B
Retweeted by Surya DevaAs #Monsanto is faced with mounting #Roundup lawsuits in US courts over the link between glyphosate and cancer,… https://t.co/fB8l6KaFlh
Retweeted by Surya DevaAt a press conference on Thursday morning German Foreign Minister @HeikoMaas rejected China's criticism of his meet… https://t.co/C4tgU1lvCQ
Retweeted by Surya DevaUN experts react with alarm to reports of attacks on demonstrators, arrests of activists & #HumanRights defenders,… https://t.co/VYhZR8WyhR
Retweeted by Surya DevaIn the latest #BHRJ Blog post on the revised draft of the #BHRtreaty, Carlos Lopez examines the provisions in the d… https://t.co/lkWzmO3q6y
Retweeted by Surya Deva @UN_SPExperts urge "the authorities of Hong Kong and China to ensure the full protection of individuals exercising… https://t.co/Xo2Khe81Jy.@AnthonyEwing opens the Teaching Business and Human Rights Forum. Explains how he and @JoanneBauer started the For… https://t.co/wBhtJiGi6F
Retweeted by Surya Deva#GloryToHongKong (unofficial national anthem of HK) reaches CityU campus #HongKongProtests #antiEALB @williamneehttps://t.co/Ghtp3ziaR1#HRC42 #BizHumanRights highlights from #HumanRightsCouncil "NHRI of the #Philippines Philippines is holding an inqu… https://t.co/9vYHKdbVly
Retweeted by Surya DevaJust in: Police have issued a notice of objection (ie, ban) for the Civil Human Rights Front march on Sunday, Septe… https://t.co/zbHvw1CTVi
Retweeted by Surya DevaI'm glad that my colleagues at @amnestyusa have had a part in making this happen -- and trying to get the US to act… https://t.co/a8vOev4HmQ
Retweeted by Surya DevaDuring the 74th #UNGA, @UNDP & @equatorinit are proud to honour two #indigenous peoples organizations from #Brazilhttps://t.co/JcyE8zAf06
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9/12
2019
📣13 new mandate holders will be appointed at #HRC43, including: 🔸Food 🔸Poverty 🔸Indigenous peoples 🔸Housing 🔸Foreig… https://t.co/El3sc9aVZ6
Retweeted by Surya Deva‘Big Brother’ in the Sky: Cathay Pacific Staff Feel China’s Pressure https://t.co/NxCOwNMltD an in-depth look at th… https://t.co/nVwaSbgL9n
Retweeted by Surya Deva‘Glory to Hong Kong’ at Shatin New Town Plaza this evening 9/11. As this new #HK anthem courses through the city, o… https://t.co/WSvFdNrZci
Retweeted by Surya DevaMy blog on the draft #bindingtreaty just published by @BHRRC addressing some positives inc #HRDs, stated-owned comp… https://t.co/aeuCbuiiyz
Retweeted by Surya Deva @ABAesq Rule of Law Initiative hiring a Prog Director based in #HongKong: https://t.co/SbtyJQvbqr Timely opportunit… https://t.co/DEC6ldtx0rJust noticed this at Wan Chai MTR station: if you are young, wearning a black t-shirt & carrying a backpack,… https://t.co/wrAMHTU41nHong Kong vs Iran tonight. Aside from using the game as a platform to protest government repression, some HongKonge… https://t.co/qmFxXhsWlz
Retweeted by Surya DevaFull text of US lawmakers' PROTECT Hong Kong Act. If passed, it will allow the US president to ban sales of crime c… https://t.co/3oGgpglmQt
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9/11
2019
The movement for binding rules spreads around Europe! A broad civil society alliance in #Germany has today called f… https://t.co/lm62Q05mrk
Retweeted by Surya Deva“For the EU, protecting workers from hazardous waste is imperative & inseparable from rights at work, holding busin… https://t.co/mflxDCANOa
Retweeted by Surya Deva"This is extremely erroneous action which has shown disrespect of China’s sovereignty and interference in China’s i… https://t.co/kOCVZ449rr
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9/10
2019
Want to Save the Business and Human Rights Arbitration Rule Project? Put Human Rights Holders at the Heart. Great b… https://t.co/Hwef4Ovo7A
Retweeted by Surya DevaSave the Date! On 9 October we are holding a workshop on the #gender dimension of #bizhumanrights at the @TMCAsserhttps://t.co/wXxVT0JyNU
Retweeted by Surya DevaAttention #bizhumanrights PhDs and post-docs: Applications for 2020 BHR Young Researchers Summit now open through N… https://t.co/cB2x1PIH9O
Retweeted by Surya DevaUN High Commissioner for Human Rights calls on India to “ease lockdown” in Kashmir.Says “Am deeply concerned about… https://t.co/1QWRRKIoB6
Retweeted by Surya DevaA moving human chain around CityU. #HongKongProtests https://t.co/NARPr1qPq3
9/9
2019
Having covered #antielab for months now, I am pretty convinced the police no longer cares. They know full well thes… https://t.co/dwygFVZSZX
Retweeted by Surya Deva"To meaningfully address modern slavery, @coles and @Woolworths must take a multi-stakeholder approach to supplier… https://t.co/Hq6pPhW01w
Retweeted by Surya Deva @profsarahj @CastanCentre @MonashLawSchool @GriffLawSchool Congratulations! This is big news... will talk more when we meet.Some photos of the huge crowds in Central for today's march calling in the US to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights &… https://t.co/aMrcrGZZb9
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9/8
2019
Too little, too late. Time for a moratorium on the sale of all crime control equipment and technology to the… https://t.co/WYzqL66aYf
Retweeted by Surya DevaAt last night’s Chater Garden rally, Jimmy Sham announced that Civil Human Rights Front will organize a mass rally… https://t.co/psSxeQx6Ue
Retweeted by Surya DevaDear @UNODC friends our beloved child @KPK_RI is UNDER ATTACK from its own mother, the Parliament of Indonesia… https://t.co/74XiuVcNJ4
Retweeted by Surya DevaCampaigners reveal Australian airlines participated in more than 8000 "involuntary movements" of people in the immi… https://t.co/zNFygHIHxF
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9/7
2019
For the #BHRJ Blog Symposium on the revised draft of a binding #BHRTreaty, Jernej Letnar Černič contends that while… https://t.co/M5JOsRW5a4
Retweeted by Surya DevaA @BuzzFeed investigation found low-paid American workers producing tear gas in potentially dangerous conditions.… https://t.co/7Mh1KZ95UU
Retweeted by Surya DevaChinese nationalists going after @xu_xiuzhong's father in China and threatening to "pay him a visit" to try and sto… https://t.co/sC07LOpLK7
Retweeted by Surya DevaOUT NOW: Our new Transition Minerals Tracker logs human rights policies for companies mining minerals for renewable… https://t.co/7L1X3nkOyl
Retweeted by Surya Deva📣"We are workers in #Brussels standing shoulder to shoulder with workers in #HongKong" @OwenTudor led an intnl… https://t.co/dWtglGW338
Retweeted by Surya DevaAlumni and students from top school Diocesan Boys' School (DBS) have formed a human chain in campus, as a sign of u… https://t.co/ncxYnSdAuD
Retweeted by Surya DevaSit-in Protest inside #PrinceEdward MTR station now. Protesters chanting slogans like ‘MTR, Release the tapes, give… https://t.co/BuY2AALnG9
Retweeted by Surya Deva14 years since the first MoU, 11 years since the first the forest clearance. POSCO Odisha’s forest diversion approv… https://t.co/pw2kagPVGo
Retweeted by Surya DevaShocking: that is why independent inquiry is needed! #HKPolice seem to be following Chinese model of rule by law.… https://t.co/V9BUYXUHVMA new set of posters painting the grim reality of #HongKong right now. So no, the withdrawal is not a win. Not for… https://t.co/C7A0CNlfHl
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9/6
2019
Crowds again amassing outside Prince Edward stations, demanding answers on what happened on August 31. Cars and cro… https://t.co/5wDIMzp9Z9
Retweeted by Surya DevaI wrote a piece explaining why Beijing's strategic concession is not calming down the turmoil. I think she knows it… https://t.co/0ilzU0sJDn
Retweeted by Surya DevaAn important by @ProfSuryaDeva talk on the #bizhumanrights ramifications for companies in the ongoing #antiELAB Ho… https://t.co/ciypvWVMgV
Retweeted by Surya DevaWe're pleased to have Prof Surya Deva from the School of Law of City University of Hong Kongto give a talk on "Hong… https://t.co/qaxds86OLC
Retweeted by Surya DevaThe home of #HongKong media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been hit with firebombs, Cable TV Says https://t.co/rNDaDajxWU via… https://t.co/D7DV2aft8t
Retweeted by Surya DevaThe Anarchy in @nytimes The Original Evil Corporation The East India Company, a trading firm with its own army, w… https://t.co/6AM7HD2mfp
Retweeted by Surya DevaSee how angry people are: “All Five Demands Must Be Met” flooding the comment section #HongKongProtests #antielab https://t.co/yyhrspHmqI
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9/5
2019
Congrats to @asso_sherpa for this important milestone! "Samsung’s indictment in France: fighting transnational corp… https://t.co/NuaJe7quiv
Retweeted by Surya DevaHow many people lost their job because they joined the protests (Cathay Pacific employes and others?) how many fami… https://t.co/WjzKKt3TKI
Retweeted by Surya DevaWithdrawal of the bill cant change 1 fact: the #HongKong authorities have chosen to suppress protests in a grossly… https://t.co/T9h0tnYQY5
Retweeted by Surya Deva#CarrieLam offered 4 measures: 1, Officially withdraw the #extraditionbill 2, Appoint two new members of police wa… https://t.co/lhcRrWjMuL
Retweeted by Surya DevaInstead of taking a principled stand against bullying & interference in corp gov by Beijing, @cathaypacific has fal… https://t.co/mTRBI7d13GCathay Pacific just announced Chairman John Slosar has resigned. https://t.co/gJjGD1lO59
Retweeted by Surya DevaUCT Vice Chancellor roused the crowd as she was addressing Minister of Police and MPs at Parliament - her message:… https://t.co/a5qF7raMLQ
Retweeted by Surya Deva @UNHumanRights Chief highlights "the desperate need for dialogue" in every region, including in Hong Kong. Has "str… https://t.co/cWHvtRAgv2Better late than never. But will this be enough? I doubt. At least independent inquiry into police actions more wou… https://t.co/oqK1TQdgJP @BizHRAsia_UNDP is in #Davao #Philippines to host with @WGBizHRs a Regional Dialogue on #Bizhumanrights for… https://t.co/aZg2nfv9jg
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9/4
2019

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