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THE CHALLENGE IS TO GO FROM RATIFIED TREATY TO LAW OF THE LAND. AT THE END OF THE DAY, NATIONAL LAWS PLAY THE FINAL CRITICAL ROLE WHEN ASSESSING A GOVERNMENT’S REAL COMMITMENT TO HUMAN RIGHTS.

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Food  for a practical implementation thought   Human Rights Reader 273   Integrating human rights is not simply a technical matter resolved by adequate training; it requires negotiation, adapting and working within the local culture. Moreover, developing capacity in human rights will have little impact if, to start with,  laws, institutions and policies fail to […]

WHAT IS THE PROBLEM WITH THE HUMAN RIGHTS DISCOURSE THAT IT HAS SO FAR BEEN UNABLE TO BECOME AN AUTHENTIC MASS RENEWAL MOVEMENT?

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Food for an alternative thought to follow   Human Rights Reader 262   A contemporary philosopher asked himself: Is it easier to imagine the end of the world than the end of capitalism? 1. According to the same philosopher, we tend to ignore existing social conflicts and contradictions thus avoiding a political mobilization against the […]




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