Internally displaced children at a relief camp on the outskirts of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, on March 8. The World Health Organisation has warned that the country is on the edge of a full-blown famine, with more than 6 million people in need of food assistance. Photo: EPA

What do human rights and freedoms mean in a globalised but deeply unequal world?

Andreas Herberg-Rothe and Key-young Son call for a rethink of the absolute primacy of freedom over equality as seen in the last century, when the world’s wealth is held by a few while millions go hungry and languish in poverty

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Internally displaced children at a relief camp on the outskirts of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, on March 8. The World Health Organisation has warned that the country is on the edge of a full-blown famine, with more than 6 million people in need of food assistance. Photo: EPA
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