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Social Media: Humanitarian/Social: Human Rights

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No more appeasement for North Korea
Call for the democratic countries of the world to take a common position regarding North Korea: they must not offer concessions to a totalitarian dictator. By Vaclav Havel. (Christian Science Monitor... Read More...

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Rumsfeld's actions speak louder
Offers suggestions to prevent another Abu Ghraib. By Kerry Kennedy Cuomo and Michael Posner. (Boston Globe, 5/15/2004) Read More...

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Covering up the coverup
Alan Dershowitz writes that the roots of the Abu Ghraib issue lies in the White House. (Boston Globe, 5/15/2004) Read More...

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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)

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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)

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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)

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

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

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

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

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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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