Being a pillar in a fragile world
We are human rights activists, people who believe that the law is here to defend the fundamental rights of all. Today, we are aghast at the sight of millions of lives upended by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, while the United Nations Security Council is unable to ensure respect for the legal rules that govern relations between countries. Our world is fragile. The sudden irruption of war in Europe – the most peaceful of continents for the past decades, despite the violent breakdown of Yugoslavia – puts all our systems to the test.