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The conscience of mankind.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 12/5/1998, Vol. 349 Issue 8097, Human-Rights Law Survey p3-5. 3p. 1 Black and White Photograph.

Abstract:Presents information on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the 50th anniversary of its adoption. How the constant stream of reports about human-rights abuses in the late 1990s is a tribute to the declaration; How organizations such as Amnes...

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Controversies and culture.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 12/5/1998, Vol. 349 Issue 8097, Human-Rights Law Survey p8-10. 3p. 1 Black and White Photograph, 1 Chart, 1 Graph.

Abstract:Discusses the difference in how human rights are viewed by different cultures and the impact culture has on international human-rights agreements. The assumption that every person has inalienable rights which others must respect; Putting human rights ...

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The second Long March.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 12/13/2008, Vol. 389 Issue 8610, p30-32. 3p.

Abstract:The article discusses economic reforms made in China beginning in 1976 by former president Deng Xiaoping, and says that although China has improved greatly, it still has authoritarian policies that limit human rights. Deng changed the economics of Chin...

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No strings.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 3/15/2008, Vol. 386 Issue 8571, special section p14-17. 3p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract:The article, part of a special section on the growing demand in China for natural resources, reports on the mutually beneficial relationship between China and resource-rich developing countries with repressive regimes. Governments with notorious human ...

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Sunlight diplomacy.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 9/24/2016, Vol. 420 Issue 9008, p35-36. 2p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract:The article discusses the U.S.'s relations with Chile concerning their relations during the human rights abuses under the Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet during the 1970s and 1980s, including the U.S. President Barack Obama's declassifying o...

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Suppress and support.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 8/13/2016, Vol. 420 Issue 9002, p23-24. 2p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract:The article discusses the legal treatment of political dissidents in relation to China's Communist Party.. Topics include the imprisonments of human rights lawyers Zhou Shifeng and Wang Yu, the promotion of judicial reform by Supreme People's Court Pre...

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Digging for justice.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 1/2/2016, Vol. 418 Issue 8970, p25-26. 2p.

Abstract:The article discusses issues related to human rights in El Salvador. Information about the wartime atrocities of survivors in the country concerning the country's amnesty by Rosario Sánchez in relation to soldiers from Salvadorean army who died from U....

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Still slaving away.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 6/6/2015, Vol. 415 Issue 8941, p38-39. 2p.

Abstract:The article discusses the treatment of migrant workers in Qatar hired to construct the facilities for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Topics include Qatar's kafala system which prohibits migrant workers from changing jobs or leaving the country without their ...

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Bristling with indignation.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 6/10/2017, Vol. 423 Issue 9044, p42-42. 1/2p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract:The article discusses the condition of the press in Japan focusing on the report submitted by law professor David Kaye to the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council and the political scenario in Japan.

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