After the conservative MPs in UK directed their ire towards China for downplaying the threat of Covid-19, a London based conservative think tank has explored possibilities of legally suing China on 10 possible counts.
The Henry Jackson Society has compiled in it’s Covid-19 compensation report that china should be sued under international law for trillions of dollars for it’s initial cover-up of the Covid-19 pandemic which has caused more 100,000 deaths and trillions of dollars in economic damage “London bureau of The Sunday Morning Herald reported.
The suit, filed in Florida March has claimants from over countries and alleges that negligence and cover-ups by the Chinese Communist Party allowed the deadly virus to break out. Costing lives and economy and China should pay in trillions of dollars the damages caused by Covid-19.
During 15th century about 150 million people lived in the western hemisphere. By 1690, the population of indigenous Americans had declined by 90-95 percent, or by around 130 million people. These people suffered genocides from invading Europeans.
As recently as 19th century Europeans embarked on colonialism just after another high scaled human catastrophe doings of slavery. In Africa, during scrambling and partition and eventually colonisation, it is estimated that 56 millions Africans lost their lives not accounting millions of Indians, carribeans and other empires.
Today, as of 2020, British firms in 37 African countries controls wealth totaling $ 1 trillion dollars. This is what is called neo-colonialism where all multinational corporations in Africa took home a total of $ 200 billion annually.
It is estimated that Britain alone owes Africa more than 20 trillion dollars worth of money, natural resources theft between 1900 to 2019.
In addition, Africa has suffered post independence violence and wars instigated by multinational firms aided by their respective governments in supporting militants by arms sales. Lives lost, untold diseases and starvation were major human catastrophe in Africa.
Wishing the claimants all the best! Historical injustices should also be settled first including lands belonged to natives, natural resources plundered, cultural genocides, slavery and genocides.