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

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One of Australia’s biggest human rights class actions re impacts of the Montara oil spill on 15000 Indonesian seawe… https://t.co/wyxoSOIUiD
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6/18
2019
Joshua Wong’s letter from #HongKong jail in @TIME echoes MLK Jr’s Letter from Birmingham Jail: MLK wrote: “Injusti… https://t.co/0nZoUyqEvv
Retweeted by Surya Deva"Five years ago, after the end of the Umbrella Movement, we said we would be back. Yesterday, two million Hong Kong… https://t.co/ZguV5FTFJM
Retweeted by Surya DevaHello world and hello freedom. I have just been released from prison. GO HONG KONG!! Withdraw the extradition bill.… https://t.co/r5HB82vYYC
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6/17
2019
BREAKING: Organisers have announced a turnout estimate of "close to two million," nearly doubling that of last Sund… https://t.co/3Lr5cXAGSt
Retweeted by Surya Deva人生走過了56年:1966、1971、1974、1976、1978、1979、1989、1997、2014、2019。一個聲音在耳邊越來越響亮:一切才剛剛開始... ... https://t.co/vEcYVGGWmO
Retweeted by Surya DevaCarrie Lam was asked whether she would offer apology for at least 4 times yesterday but had refused to https://t.co/v8zRNtaNUl
Retweeted by Surya DevaThey’re back. 香港人加油! (“Go, Hong Kongers!”) https://t.co/tpzzwYjhn4
Retweeted by Surya DevaOfficially occupied Harcourt Road again - three massive protests in #hongkong within a week. Hongkongers have made… https://t.co/m3jj3pXykl
Retweeted by Surya Deva“I totally oppose the bill because I have no confidence in Hong Kong’s government, which is not democratically elec… https://t.co/g5g8bHCkZA
Retweeted by Surya DevaIt is #IndiaVsPakistan today in #CricketWorldCup2019 . But I am supporting #Hongkongers in HK vs. Carrie Lam. #NoChinaExtraditionHong Kongers are back on the streets. This time, many are focused on the police conduct during the last demonstrati… https://t.co/4bud2Ye1qo
Retweeted by Surya DevaCrowds near the starting point have only inched forward by a few metres over the past hour. 👉 In full:… https://t.co/rjAUut2ThK
Retweeted by Surya DevaA Citybus in Hong Kong put a sign at the front window “students didn’t riot” #HongKong #Extraditionbill #616Marchhttps://t.co/djt6HMVhXc
Retweeted by Surya DevaHong Kong’s #extraditionbill is driving our kids to the streets. Ken Wong, 13, says he needs to join to protect the… https://t.co/RYCSoPkPIp
Retweeted by Surya DevaI stood on this footbridge seven days ago and captured the same shot. Seven days later, so much has happened, yet t… https://t.co/4pvtp5ZmAX
Retweeted by Surya DevaAnd the focus we introduced this year on Human Rights Defenders is here to stay in the next editions of the Forum.… https://t.co/SM3SQpe5MQ
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6/16
2019
Quite strong statement by the Board of Directors of the German Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong on #extraditionbillhttps://t.co/gMGU65B0hU
Retweeted by Surya Deva'We will make this international': Adani protest to go global, says Bob Brown https://t.co/vTbW0Qo4Zx
Retweeted by Surya DevaDemocracy Wall @ CityU. #ExtraditionLaw #HKprotests https://t.co/mCD3pwh3EmBREAKING: Hong Kong suspends controversial extradition bill after months of protest and criticism… https://t.co/yxK7kjgxkQ
Retweeted by Surya DevaWhat does a corporate watchdog need to be effective? #Canada's mandate for the Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterpr… https://t.co/MKaAfMAjwl
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6/15
2019
The European Commission has authorised the #Netherlands to (re)negotiate #BITs with Argentina, Ecuador, Tanzania, B… https://t.co/Gu9tjilRQe
Retweeted by Surya DevaBig day today in Bangkok for displaced Cambodian farmers who have taken Thai sugar giant to court in their decade-l… https://t.co/HL1T6fR6Cv
Retweeted by Surya DevaThe day before protests flared in Hong Kong, 10 police officers showed up at Ivan Ip’s house. They forced him to op… https://t.co/xB9wRFDtQo
Retweeted by Surya Deva"A gold wedding ring generates 20 tons of mining waste". Are we dealing with such fundamental lifestyle issues in t… https://t.co/CPkNHlQVwi
6/14
2019
BREAKING: @UN Special Rapporteurs and members of UN Working Group on #BizHumanRights urge #ILC2019 delegates to ado… https://t.co/s0ycigWWCH
Retweeted by Surya DevaThis @TheEconomist cover is going viral in #HongKong social media. #ExtradictionBill https://t.co/uetDrjK1Kg
Retweeted by Surya DevaIn the past few years the Hong Kong government has: 🙅🏻‍♂️Disqualified elected lawmakers ❌Outlawed a political part… https://t.co/89nDqYt0By
Retweeted by Surya DevaBREAKING: Swiss National Council votes in favor of amended proposal for mandatory human rights due diligence (107:6… https://t.co/omsqzD0yXk
Retweeted by Surya DevaHong Kong's youth protestors are kind. I post this clip to say thanks. @CBSrandy was rolling when the police fired… https://t.co/AbCuxhrlZb
Retweeted by Surya Deva @WGBizHRs @ProfSuryaDeva discussing new guidance on gender and the #UNGPs at #RBHRForum https://t.co/sBPS48TBFD
Retweeted by Surya DevaThe use of legal systems to silence human rights defenders is a global issue - Prof @ARamasastry from @WGBizHRs in… https://t.co/ksNjaWPlO9
Retweeted by Surya Deva“If businesses do not adopt a gender perspective to their operations then discriminatory practices against women wi… https://t.co/Gz7z37oJTp
Retweeted by Surya DevaYes! (Also: we should dismantle modern ISDS and develop effective #bizhumanrights remedies!) https://t.co/IT4CvSMJwj
Retweeted by Surya Deva‘Policy coherence is vital, but cohesive action is even more vital, sometimes policy is coherent only on a piece of… https://t.co/WEhA4SsI9C
Retweeted by Surya DevaOn the sidelines of #RBHRForum, @BizHRAsia in collaboration with @AusHumanRights and @WGBizHRs @ProfSuryaDeva conve… https://t.co/1AIgy7seA0
Retweeted by Surya DevaJoseph Wilde @OECDwatch at #RBHRForum nails it: we should contrast effectivess of #ISDS in providing A2R to compani… https://t.co/BTU0i6PxdW @AngkhanaNee, Commissioner of the #NHRCT, encourages #NHRIs and #NCPs to collaborate with #CSOs and share evidenced… https://t.co/iLqjf7TzlD
Retweeted by Surya Deva#NHRIs play an important remedy role in #bizhumanrights but they are challenged by stretched capacity, political pr… https://t.co/URaDVWla5A
Retweeted by Surya DevaPanel (including @AngkhanaNee @eelwr) at #RBHRForum discussing potential & limits of NCPs and NHRIs in providing A2… https://t.co/UuIWc5N2KO‘There is increasing demand of EU consumers for fair and ethical products’ @HardemanHildeML speaking at the Respons… https://t.co/dtSV9nSxWX
Retweeted by Surya DevaNo one stands up like Hong Kong stands up. The smartest, most resourceful teenagers you could ever hope to meet. 佩… https://t.co/KGCRu2EkVW
Retweeted by Surya DevaStarted my day moderating the session to discuss the role of #HRDs in implementing the #UNGPs with @WGBizHRs &… https://t.co/GUJruobl8n
Retweeted by Surya Deva @ProfSuryaDeva shared that it is important for local communities and civil society to be innovative in addressing t… https://t.co/nD8HgPCmO5
Retweeted by Surya Deva @ProfSuryaDeva at #CSO pre-session of #RBHForum says CSOs has a role in all 3 Pillars of #UNGPs on #BizHumanRightshttps://t.co/ZMTk5VJJL6
Retweeted by Surya Deva“Building the capacity of civil society, network building and effective civil society engagement are key to the imp… https://t.co/oPGkUjEjtc
Retweeted by Surya Deva @ARamasastry moderating a session on how to leverage trade & investment to promote #HRs and achieve sustainable dev… https://t.co/nmRI37JKNb☕️+🍩 + 3 members of the @WGBizHRs no better way to start day2 #RBHForum with a bkfast session Rights Holders. Must… https://t.co/pnxS63BlsA
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6/13
2019
Amazing shot taken by @SCMPNews photographer Sam Tsang in today's #Hongkong anti-#extraditionbill protest. could th… https://t.co/4TtLmkUQdJ
Retweeted by Surya Deva“The excessive response from police is fuelling tensions and is likely to contribute to worsening violence, rather… https://t.co/slhTiySj9h
Retweeted by Surya DevaPhDs and Post-Docs, SAVE THE DATE: 5th #bizhumanrights Young Researchers Summit to take place April 2-4, 2020 in Ge… https://t.co/nHwSEDWNeC
Retweeted by Surya DevaMultiple tear gas rounds fired towards the backs of retreating crowd, almost sparking a panic. Credit to all the pr… https://t.co/eUVc23ywEw
Retweeted by Surya Deva @justine_nolan speaking on the expert panel at the #RBHRForum discussing tools to address climate change and human… https://t.co/rOSZO9ZnHv
Retweeted by Surya DevaGovernments are expected to act. Investors, businesses, civil society, and human rights defenders are expecting act… https://t.co/WREqXvNRBM
Retweeted by Surya Deva"When you’re running a race, not everyone is running at the same pace. The important thing is that we're are all ru… https://t.co/ODxVDnWttd
Retweeted by Surya DevaImportant reference to #HRDs and SLAPP by @ProfSuryaDeva, this kind of judicial harassment is not acceptable, gvts… https://t.co/axBjBAry6f
Retweeted by Surya Deva"The musical chair game of lowering standards must be stopped" - @ProfSuryaDeva #RBHRForum panel on policy coheren… https://t.co/P8bqDIi7xe
Retweeted by Surya Deva"Paying a living wage would reduce poverty, inequality, and hunger." @ProfSuryaDeva on the impact #bizhumanrights c… https://t.co/eMQaDAsRqU
Retweeted by Surya DevaExtraordinary scenes here at Admiralty, upwards of 10,000 people massed across Harcourt Road in images that could b… https://t.co/XhnBMtSKh9
Retweeted by Surya DevaReady..Set..Go. Responsible Business and Human Rights Forum in Bangkok starts with @UNDP Assistant Secretary Genera… https://t.co/l3wCuKExL7
Retweeted by Surya DevaDante Pesce of @WGBizHRs at #RBHRForum: HRDD tools are there, both moral & business cases 4 responsible business co… https://t.co/0kyUulwcYx
6/12
2019
Important #bizhumanrights #environmental claim filed in #Taiwan against industrial giant #Formasa for #Vietnam spil… https://t.co/MEHBnqMdw0
Retweeted by Surya DevaEmily Dwyer, CNCA: It’s supposed to be an office that is about advancing #humanrights & providing recourse to peopl… https://t.co/N4hqsUAbWX
Retweeted by Surya DevaSwiss investors speak out for human rights due diligence law on eve of key vote in parliament.… https://t.co/61OTQ5MiOD
Retweeted by Surya DevaOn the eve of the #extraditionbill debate, our colleague at @SCMPNews has been searched by officers without a quali… https://t.co/Y0qZfa1J4W
Retweeted by Surya Deva @cd_kaufmann at #AICHR BHR Dialogue: risk to companies & investors is relevant but that is not enough; businesses s… https://t.co/nMGMmJRjTY
6/11
2019
Important case before Thai court. Will it be the #Vedanta & #Shell version of Asia? @TaraVanHo @InclusiveLawhttps://t.co/sd6B9BBY1eThis week #Thailand Court will hold an important hearing on a landmark test case on transnational business accounta… https://t.co/w2F9HjbkYF
Retweeted by Surya Deva#Gender dimension is often not considered in discussions on #businessandhumanrights, even if 70% of victims of abus… https://t.co/ScMolbs7Pd
Retweeted by Surya DevaNew research from @OECDwatch and @BHRRC shows that 64% of reprisals from companies against activists challenging th… https://t.co/mTotbmRRPu
Retweeted by Surya Deva“Business cannot respect women’s rights unless they contribute to promoting susbtantive gender equality.” -… https://t.co/HgZifrz35B
Retweeted by Surya Deva“Respect women’s rights as a matter of principle rather than merely driven by a business case” says @ProfSuryaDevahttps://t.co/onrT9mzthF
Retweeted by Surya Deva.⁦@ProfSuryaDeva⁩ highlights the role of #NHRIs in facilitating #accesstoremedy. For more, see ⁦@WGBizHRs project o… https://t.co/8WEQQYkUYf
Retweeted by Surya DevaAt my very first BHR conference, in one of my favourite cities ever, Bangkok! Big thank you to @ProfSuryaDeva for t… https://t.co/wjnNSDRvOE
Retweeted by Surya DevaFrom #BizHumanRights national action plans to global action plans? @ProfSuryaDeva warns of dangers of uncoordinated… https://t.co/EuhJ5upF9u
Retweeted by Surya Deva#ASEAN Dialogue on #bizhumanrights kicks off with @ProfSuryaDeva noting the value of finding diverse pathways to im… https://t.co/KdLSwhYwSy
Retweeted by Surya Deva‘To make real changes in the lives of the Rights Holders we need to engage with them more, move from 5 Star Hotels… https://t.co/Ckp1JKcrdl
Retweeted by Surya DevaDy PM of #Thailand: : BHR is top agenda in National HRs Action Plan; promoting BHR in ASEAN; govt instructed 55 SOE… https://t.co/voY0sQHsNU
6/10
2019
#hongkongers are making history today. All lanes of the Hennessy Road - including those which police refused to ope… https://t.co/5e8Vluha5M
Retweeted by Surya DevaProtesters are very upbeat after the police opened all the lanes of Hennessy Road due to the massive turnout - Hong… https://t.co/YqxgbDRNHE
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6/9
2019
Equality in the workplace starts with shared parental leave | The Times https://t.co/CoF4888OSn
Retweeted by Surya DevaHK really hasn’t seen this degree of consensus against govt since the 2003 “Article 23” fiasco. Even Occupy Central… https://t.co/9ulUqmrUNR
Retweeted by Surya DevaPl join if in Geneva during #HRC41. #GenderAndUNGPs https://t.co/RBXksZQzlLA yellow "No Extradition to PR China" protest banner appeared on #HongKong's Lion Rock overnight. It is the third s… https://t.co/Ykd8vWL79H
Retweeted by Surya Deva#Canada starts consultation re labour exploitation in global supply chains: https://t.co/SBo66f5GiB @AboveGroundNGOhttps://t.co/ZJGXeDwQ14JUST IN: Thousands of Hong Kong lawyers stage rare, silent 'black march' over controversial extradition bill… https://t.co/BNmIJYTKPF
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6/7
2019
Key panelists will discuss the Working Group’s Gender Framework and Guidance to integrate a gender perspective in i… https://t.co/upz9rdJouZ
Retweeted by Surya Deva#HongKong's Court of Final Appeal ruled that a gay civil servant is entitled to seek spousal benefits & joint tax a… https://t.co/d2FvyTKjGb
6/6
2019
Congratulations! Keep up the good work Tara https://t.co/AmQBalnsFwReport of @WGBizHRs on #gender dimensions to #UNGPs is a must read and provides invaluable guidance for states and… https://t.co/Iiggnpb6g1
Retweeted by Surya Deva"Time for the G20 to act on commitments and step up leadership on business and human rights". See our statement to… https://t.co/B8iNXLYXnZ
Retweeted by Surya Deva @BSRnews welcomes the Working Group report to the Human Rights Council on the #Gender dimensions of the #UNGPs : a… https://t.co/GwYJPCH5RG
Retweeted by Surya DevaThousands gather at Hong Kong candlelit vigil to mark 30 years since Tiananmen Massacre. 🕯 Developing:… https://t.co/YYAW4pdFxY
Retweeted by Surya DevaThrilled to have 3 members of the @WGBizHRs joining the #RBHRForum next week! @ProfSuryaDeva provides early insight… https://t.co/AdyA0dkhHh
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6/4
2019
Join @forum_asia and @BizHRAsia on 13 June for breakfast with @WGBizHRs's @ARamasastry, @ProfSuryaDeva, & Dante Pes… https://t.co/c0YtRfXylx
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6/3
2019
Just out: Our new report on #ModernSlavery in #Pacific canned tuna supply chains. Read our assessment of action by… https://t.co/eFp6YaYJ5V
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6/2
2019
The courage of one man standing up for democracy. https://t.co/mOpybSrmyG
Retweeted by Surya DevaIndian Supreme Court bars execution of mentally ill convicts: https://t.co/owJGYjoLiG @DC_Pascoe @CarolynHoyle1California just passed what could be a landmark bill regulating the #gigeconomy, which should make it more difficul… https://t.co/ihccEVDrbL
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6/1
2019

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