The Real Case for Human Rights

Novak, Michael
April 1981
National Review;4/3/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p364
The article deals with the observations of the author, who is a U.S. delegate to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, on issues related to human rights. He observed that Antisemitism is prevalent within the Commission as evidenced by the portrayal of Israel as a country without human rights. He also emphasizes the importance of the views of James Madison on human rights to understanding the U.S. concern with organized international terrorism. On the issue of self-determination, the author contends that the Soviet Union blatantly violated the sovereignty of Afghanistan.


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