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Category Archives: 2 – Layers
The focus of human rights is inevitably the person not the people to whom they belong Continue reading
You were fairly easy on me in my (qualified) salute to double standards. Duygu Akdag captures the consensus well in one of the last posts, when he frames ‘hypocrisy as a temporary weapon of human rights’.
Double standards are valauable as long as they don’t last too long Continue reading
I think there is little dispute this week. Zoe Fiander is not alone in agreeing ‘with the main thrust of this track’ I am glad to say (!) and many of the interventions are stand alone remarks of great interest and quality. So my comments can, I think, be fairly brief this week. Continue reading