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In thinking about whether we in the Global North can critique other places for their human rights violations, many of you rightly ended up reflecting on who ‘we’ are. Continue reading
I made a mistake in using the term ‘Hatred’ in the title, Antonio and Jose-Manuel Barretto were right to take me up on this and I will make sure it disappears from any final product that this project produces: it was a misjudgement on my part. Continue reading
Paul Bernal is right to call what we have been covering in this track a ‘very very difficult subject’. Where is the truth in human rights? Continue reading
Is it ‘necessary to be able to make an appeal to truth’? Must there be some ‘way of making something feel true’? These are Zoe Fiander’s two working assumptions and they are mine as well.
I think that Paul is right in his second post that once we see human rights as a kind of politics (the point of track one), we do end up thinking of it as a subject which, like any other kind of politics, can be practised in a variety of ways. Continue reading