Human Rights Law

Pre world war 2 no written rules for how states have

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Unformatted text preview: of speech. • • • • Asmarom Legesse o In the African tradition – “the individual fighting against society is no hero” Emphasis on the collective African Conceptions o Source of rights Collective Community o Rights not claims against state o Rights emphasized – economic/social o We exist in community – absurd to think of rights as claims against the community, rights must be understood as enjoyed in relationship to others Differing Conceptions of Human Rights o Traditional Western o Sot o African o Other developing world views o Islamic? The Evolution of International Huma...
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2014 for the course GOVT 403 taught by Professor Catherinebethlotrionte during the Fall '13 term at Georgetown.

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