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The International Human Rights Movement: A History

Aryeh Neier


During the past several decades, the international human rights movement has had a crucial hand in struggles against totalitarian regimes and crimes against humanity. Today, it grapples with the war against terror and subsequent abuses of government power. This book offers a comprehensive, authoritative account of this global force, from its beginnings in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to its essential place in world affairs today. The book combines analysis with personal experience, and gives an insider's perspective on the movement's goals, the disputes about its mission, its rise ... More

Keywords: international human rights, totalitarian regimes, crimes against humanity, war against terror, government power abuse

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780691200989
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691200989.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Aryeh Neier, author