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Human Rights Treaties

Like Don Quixote Tilting at Windmills, Foreign Governments Fight the Wrong Enemy Post-Snowden

Stacy Baird | Posted 08.13.2014 | World
Stacy Baird

As a result of Snowden's disclosures, U.S. companies have been wrongly suffering commercial reprisals by some governments. Conflating the acts of the NSA with other agencies has also potentially harmed legitimate government activities.

Republican Platform Envisions America Without Human Rights

Liaquat Ali Khan | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics
Liaquat Ali Khan

Invoking American Exceptionalism, the Republican platform envisions America without human rights and detaches the nation from the entire world.

From Rhetoric to Reality: The Time has Come for the Obama Administration to Take Concrete Steps to Adopt International Human Rights Standards

JoAnn Kamuf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
JoAnn Kamuf

The U.S. reached a milestone last week when it underwent the first comprehensive review of its human rights record as part of the Universal Periodic R...