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New threats to human rights

December 15, 2010

Source_Star: New threats to human rights. REFLECTING ON THE LAW By Prof SHAD SALEEM FARUDI

Human dignity and social justice are under siege predominantly from the West’s so-called New World Order that holds poorer nations hostage to the economic and political clout of the developed world.

HUMAN Rights Day on Dec 10 reminded us that some fundamental, natural and inalienable liberties and entitlements are inherent in our status as human beings and are our birthrights. They do not depend on the charity or generosity of the state or the existence of a constitution. They enjoy an authority independent of government.