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Like the Wehrmacht, we've descended into barbarity
Argues that the treatment of Iraqi prisoners is a consequence of coalition policy. By Richard Overy. (Guardian, 5/10/2004. Read More...


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Partnership, Under Construction
In the first public criticism by the Bush administration of Russia, Secretary of State Powell diplomatically criticizes a resurgence of authoritarianism under Putin, including the weakening of the leg... Read More...


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Renewing the Atlantic Partnership
Authors argues that in order to revitalize the Atlantic alliance, Europe and America must forge new "rules of the road" governing the use of force, adapt NATO to meet today's threats coming from outsi... Read More...


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Torture At Abu Ghraib
American soldiers brutalized Iraqis. How far up does the responsibility go? By Seymour M. Hersh. (New Yorker, 4/30/2004) Read More...


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A Duty to Prevent
The international community has a duty to prevent security disasters as well as humanitarian ones -- even at the price of violating sovereignty. By Lee Feinstein and Anne-Marie Slaughter. (Foreign Af... Read More...


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A new tone on rights in China?
Merle Goldman sees that the pending constitutional amendment, while flawed, is a positive step towards greater human rights in China. (Boston Globe, 3/8/2004) Read More...


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Denying Haiti's Refugees
Supports view that U.S. should provide protection to Haitian asylum-seekers in the same way the United States did a few years back for refugees from Kosovo. By Bill Frelick. (Washington Post, 3/6/2004... Read More...


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U.N. Decries Cuba Over Dissident Arrests
U.N. Human Rights Comission classifies the Cuban government's imprisonment of 75 dissidents as an "unprecedented wave of repression." By Naomi Koppel. (Cubanet, 02/17/2004) Read More...


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Roma Rights, Roma Wrongs
Enforcement of EU human rights law and a growth in political consciousness may finally end the discrimination that the Roma have suffered for centuries. But already the backlash has begun. By James A.... Read More...


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Rwanda in Retrospect
Given the genocide in Rwanda's terrifying pace, even a major mission by the West could have saved only a fraction of the ultimate victims. Herewith a reassessment of the limits of intervention. By Ala... Read More...


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EU membership could help stabilize Turkey
By Sam Wilkin and Marvin Zonis (Boston Globe, 11/23/2003) Read More...


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How U.N. Conventions On Women's and Children's Rights Undermine Family, Religion, and Sovereignty
(Heritage Foundation, 2/5/2001) Read More...


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Humanitarian Aid Is Not a Military Business
In Iraq, the US use of humanitarian aid as a political asset threatens the efficiency and equity of aid operations. (Belfer Center, 4/15/2003) Read More...


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Feeding Refugees, or War?
Too often guerrillas pretend to be refugees and siphon off aid to continue their fight. The humanitarians whose help they count on should halt this abuse. By Ben Barber. (Foreign Affairs, 7/1/1997) Read More...


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U.S. Foreign Policy Interests and Human Rights in Central Asia
(Heritage Foundation, 7/18/2001) Read More...


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Humanitarianism in Crisis
Humanitarian organizations have moved to incorporate human rights and development into their increasingly politicized agendas. Yet in the process, they have abandoned the neutrality and independence t... Read More...


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The Attack on Human Rights
The excessive individualism in Western human rights doctrine has been criticized by the Islamic world, East Asia, and some within the West itself. But human rights are necessary worldwide precisely be... Read More...


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Are Human Rights Universal?
More and more, the universality of human rights is being challenged. But groups such as the Taliban, who claim to stand for specific values, rarely speak for those they supposedly represent. Herewith ... Read More...


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Sidelined on Human Rights: America Bows Out
By blocking international treaties banning land mines and child soldiers, the United States has become an obstacle to the advancement of human rights law. By Kenneth Roth. (Foreign Affairs, 3/1/1998) Read More...


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The Spotlight and the Bottom Line: How Multinationals Export Human Rights
The conventional wisdom is that U.S. multinationals exploit foreign workers, but the glare of 1990s publicity is driving many firms to export human rights. By Debora L. Spar. (Foreign Affairs, 3/1/1... Read More...


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The Specter of Secession: Responding to Claims for Ethnic Self-Determination
A set of principled criteria for responding to claims for ethnic self-determination is long overdue. Policymakers' foremost goal should be protecting human rights. By Hurst Hannum. (Foreign Affairs, ... Read More...


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Managing Pluralism: The Human Rights Challenge of the New Century
By Nikolas Gvosdev. (World Policy Journal, 12/1/2001) Read More...


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Enforcing Human Rights 
(World Policy Journal, 9/1/1999) Read More...


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National Human Rights Commissions and Internally Displaced Persons: Sri Lanka
(Brookings Institute, 1/1/2002) Read More...


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Human Rights in China
(Brookings Institute, 6/1/1999) Read More...


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BBC In Depth: Burma protests remembered
In the summer of 1988 the people of Burma poured onto the streets in their tens of thousands, calling for basic human rights, and democracy. The country's military rulers crushed the protests, and rem... Read More...


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BBC In Depth: Human Rights UK
Fifty years after it was first signed by the members of the Council of Europe, the European Convention on Human Rights has become part of British law. (1/1/2000) Read More...


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BBC In Depth: Human Rights in Europe
News and analysis of human rights stories affecting Europe. (3/28/2003) Read More...


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Beyond Ping-Pong Diplomacy: China and Human Rights
(World Policy Journal, 12/1/2000) Read More...


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The Struggle for Russia
The arrest last month of Mikhail Khodorkovsky on charges of fraud and tax evasion has put Russia back in the forefront of US media attention. But is the story being reported the full, or essential, on... Read More...


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