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Human Rights and Asian Values. (cover story)

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic; 7/14/97-7/21/97, Vol. 217 Issue 2/3, p33-40, 8p

Abstract:Examines the notion that Asian values are less supportive of freedom and are more concerned with order and discipline. Claims that Asian values do not regard freedom to be important in the way it is regarded in the West; Association between authoritar...

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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...

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HUMAN RIGHTS IN NICARAGUA.

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...

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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...

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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...

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Human Rights Payoff?

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic; 1/28/78, Vol. 178 Issue 4, p17-19, 3p

Abstract:Focuses on the improvement in the human rights and political situations in Nicaragua. Negative impact of the assassination of opposition leader Pedro Joaquin Chamorro on the human rights movement; Chamorro's criticism against General Anastasio Somoza D...

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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...

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Motherhood, Apple Pie And Human Rights.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic; 6/4/77, Vol. 176 Issue 23, p14-15, 2p

Abstract:Offers views on the disagreement over the approval of human rights as a U.S. foreign policy under the administration of President Jimmy Carter. Assessment of the human rights theme as a political issue; Stand of cynics on the issue; Factor that disting...

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Human Rights On Capitol Hill.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic; 4/9/77, Vol. 176 Issue 15, p11-13, 2p

Abstract:Discusses the violation of the rights employees in the U.S. Congress. Discrimination of women employees in the U.S. Congress; Dismissal of Shirley Davis, former deputy administrative assistant to U.S. Representative Otto Passman; Details on the employm...

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HUMAN RIGHTS REVISITED.

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...

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