International human rights law

Paper , Order, or Assignment Requirements

There have been hypocritical and self-serving attempts to separate the

modern State from its obverse side human rights in the name of

asserted local cultural traditions. While the idea may still be heard in

political discourse, international human rights law has nailed the issue:

human rights are universal. Rodley, Nigel International Human Rights

Law in International Law 4

820, P 817

Do you agree? Your answer should engage with relevant theory and

include some discussion of the role of reservations as well as the interplay

between regional and international systems of rights protection