TITLE

Human Rights: Questions of Credibility

AUTHOR(S)
Maitra, Susan
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Foreign Service Journal;May2006, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the performance of countries in putting into practice the basic rights reflected in the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The human rights record worsened in North Korea, Cuba, Iran, Zimbabwe and Burma in year 2005. China increased its censorship of the media including its suppression of protests. The United Arab Emirates did not have democratic institutions or general elections. Pakistan was censured for the atrocities committed by its security forces.
ACCESSION #
21175186

 

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