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Human Rights at Half-Time.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 4/7/79, Vol. 180 Issue 14, p21-23, 3p


Abstract: Presents an analysis of what United States President Jimmy Carter's human rights policy accomplished, for human rights or for United States foreign policy. Declaration that human rights is the soul of American foreign policy; Official American pressure...

Human rights or politics? BROKEN WATCH.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 8/22/88, Vol. 199 Issue 8, p8-11, 4p

Abstract: Analyzes the contradictions between a report issued by human rights group Americas Watch and the claims of the U.S. administration under Ronald Reagan regarding the number of political prisoners held by Nicaragua. Estimate of the State Department which...


Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 7/19/93-7/26/93, Vol. 209 Issue 3/4, p13-16, 3p


Abstract: Reports that members of the United States delegation to the United Nations Vienna Conference on Human Rights made a return to Foggy Bottom, having negotiated the first international agreement of the administration of U.S. President Bill Clinton. Presid...

Are Human Rights Passé?

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 12/27/80, Vol. 183 Issue 26, p14-17, 3p


Abstract: Focuses on the human rights policy of U.S. President Ronald Reagan. Views expressed by professors and retired colonels regarding the human rights policy of Reagan; Attitude of the country towards third world countries; Importance of human rights for th...


Publication Type: Review

Source(s): New Republic; 12/6/2012, Vol. 243 Issue 18, p47-51, 5p

Abstract: The article reviews the book "The International Human Rights Movement: A History" by Aryeh Neier.


Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 9/1/86, Vol. 195 Issue 9, p21-23, 3p


Abstract: Provides information concerning human rights in Nicaragua. Methods of repression against individuals and other institutions; Suppression of the civil opposition by the Sandinistas movement; Restrictions imposed by the Sandinistas on the church's pastor...

How to Think About Your Right to Die.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; Sep/Oct2015, Vol. 246 Issue 9/10, p13-15, 3p, 1 Illustration

Abstract: The article discuses the difference between legal active voluntary euthanasia (assisted suicide) for terminally ill patients and elective suicide for causes such as mental illness. Topics include the notion of human rights in relation to the right of c...


Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 11/25/81, Vol. 185 Issue 21, p5-6, 2p

Abstract: Discusses the role of human rights in the foreign policy of the U.S. Role of U.S. President Ronald Reagan in reversing the human rights policy of his predecessor; Nomination of Ernest W. Lefever as Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights and Huma...

Human Rights: Bill or Agency?

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 4/30/45, Vol. 112 Issue 18, p582-584, 3p

Abstract: Presents information on agreements on human rights in the United Nations. Protection of human rights is a main task in the San Francisco conference; Prevention of certain minimum standards of individual freedom; Reluctance to recognize a superior inter...

Minority Report.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 5/13/2010, Vol. 241 Issue 7, p16-21, 6p

Abstract: The article discusses the internal conflict within the group Human Rights Watch (HRW) over how it should report on human rights issues in Israel. HRW was founded in the 1970's and the group monitors human rights abuses all over the world. In September ...