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Retrogression in Human Rights

Progress and retrogression characterize the reality of international law, international relations, and the concrete enjoyment of human rights by women and men throughout the planet.

We hail the tides of opportunity, the times of liberation and expansion, but we should not be blind to recurrent abuses, crimes, and moments of disgrace.

  • Alfred de Zayas
  • CounterPunch

Today our world is experiencing chaos, but not more so than in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

At least we are not burning witches or massacring indigenous Hopi, Pequots, Sioux, Quechua and Taínos, the slave trade is abolished, colonialism is drastically reduced.

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