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HUMAN RIGHTS WORK IS NOT JUST ABOUT FIGHTING AGAINST INDIVIDUAL HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATORS AND EXISTING INSTITUTIONALIZED INEQUALITIES. IT UNAVOIDABLY REQUIRES STRUGGLING OVER POWER ISSUES AND DEFYING WHOLE SYSTEMS OF THOUGHT. (Open Human Rights)

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Human rights: Food for defying a system of thought   Human Rights Reader 433   A tough period is ahead of us, charged with many challenges. We have to think hard, reflect; we have to (re)invent and continue dreaming: never give up! (Jorge Scherman)   Marx famously said that he was not interested in understanding […]

THE IMPERATIVE IS TO WORK FOR A RADICAL TRANSFORMATION, AND THAT MEANS UNEQUIVOCALLY TAKING SIDES FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AS A DEFINITIVE FRAMEWORK FOR AN ALTERNATIVE DISCOURSE AND A STRATEGY ACTIVISTS MUST PURSUE. #

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Food for an anti-status-quo thought   Human Rights Reader 368 _________________ #: Taken from the People’s Health Movement’s Global Health Watch 4, November 2014.   Say it loudly, say it often   -Public systems must be reclaimed by citizens and reformed in the interest of people so duty bearers are decisively made accountable. (This quote […]




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