Arts, Humanities and Social Science

Human Rights Violation of Immigrants in the Nordic Countries: A Threat to Community Sustainability

The Nordic countries are experiencing a shortfall in its labour market due to decreasing of the local birth rate and increasing the number of elderly people. The region needs immigrants from outside for exploring its natural resources and maintaining future economic development. However, some abuses with respect to a few core components of human rights towards a particular group of immigrants hinder the overall sustainable community building in the region. This research article explores the human right approaches that could secure community viability of immigrants in the northern most part of the world which in turn would increase a better understanding of the livelihood of minorities and their socio-cultural diversity.

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