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THERE IS A WRONG USE OF VERBS WHEN REFERRING TO THE HUMAN RIGHTS FRAMEWORK. WE DO NOT SAY ‘ENCOURAGE’, ‘LOBBY’, ‘DISCUSS’ OR ‘UNDERTAKE EFFORTS TO’; WE SAY ‘DEMAND’ –AND FOR THAT WE EMPOWER.

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Food for an un-opposable thought   Human Rights Reader 290   -As the French would say: Human rights are “difficilement opposables”, but are also “difficilement imposables”. -People have the right to be happy even if they are not allowed to. (A. Skarmeta)   1. To start with, let us recap: The value of human rights […]




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