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Jamil Dakwar Quotes

If the U.S. refuses to comply with the universal human rights principles, what reason do other nations have to comply? Torture is counter productive and the indefinite detention of prisoners without trial does not make America safer.
Jamil Dakwar
#Human Rights

Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks the U.S. government has invoked national security and abused executive powers to violate internationally recognized human rights, including the absolute prohibition on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment. If the U.S. does not recognize its human rights obligations under international law, what reason do other governments have to uphold human rights?
Jamil Dakwar
#Government