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International aspects of the Arab human rights movement

International aspects of the Arab human rights movement

an interdisciplinary discussion held in Cairo in March 1998

by

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Published by The School in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arab countries
    • Subjects:
    • Human rights -- Arab countries -- Congresses.,
    • Human rights workers -- Arab countries -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 87).

      Statementorganized by the Harvard Law School Human Rights Program and the Center for the Study of Developing Countries at Cairo University.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsHarvard Law School. Human Rights Program., Jāmiʻat al-Qāhirah. Markaz Dirāsāt wa-Buḥūth al-Duwal al-Nāmiyah.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJC599.A65 I58 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination88 p. ;
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6817419M
      ISBN 101879875128
      LC Control Number00293060

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Get this from a library. International aspects of the Arab human rights movement: an interdisciplinary discussion held in Cairo in March [Harvard Law School. Human Rights Program.; Jāmiʻat al-Qāhirah. Markaz Dirāsāt wa-Buḥūth al-Duwal al-Nāmiyah.;]. When it came into being, the Arab human rights movement faced a dilemma.

Implicit in its establishment was the recognition of its right to choose with whom to interact, and to what extent.

However, many of the founders of these organizations had strong reservations about extending their international interactions. Hani Shukrallah, in “International Aspects of the Arab Human Rights Movement”, Harvard Law School Human Rights Program (), ↑ Interview 2.

↑ Pratt, op. cit., ↑ Bahey el-Din Hassan, in “International Aspects of the Arab Human Rights Movement”, Harvard Law School Human Rights Program (),   Throughout, Neier highlights key figures, controversies, and organizations, including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, and he considers the challenges to come.

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