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- The #PompeoCommission sends a message to autocrats & dictators that "human rights may be interpreted in a way that is consistent with any particular individual country’s history & tradition," warns @andreaprasow.
- According to @katharinegyoung, the rhetoric of the #PompeoCommission that property rights are first and foremost mischaracterizes US notions of life, liberty, and happiness. Furthermore, the report fails to engage with economic and social rights movements internal within the US.
- #MathiasRisse suggests the human rights movement use the #PompeoCommission to engage constitutional conservatives and “make clear to them how their basic stance generates much more serious human rights commitments than they might have thought.”
- Happening Now: a conversation on the selective vision of #humanrights presented by the #PompeoCommission on #UnalienableRights with @andreaprasow, #MathiasRisse & @katharinegyoung, moderated by @sushmaraman. t.co/ZfS5yr0k2W
- In his @CarrCenter Paper, #MathiasRisse uses the #PompeoCommission to reexamine the distinction between natural law/ rights & human rights: "Appeals to natural law [...] reveal its limitations as foundation for foreign policy in our interconnected age.” t.co/MaLEYHb5hR