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From Individual Rights to National Development: The First UN International Conference on Human Rights, Tehran, 1968
This article examines the fi rst International Conference on Human Rights, held in Tehran in April and May 1968. At Tehran, a powerful bloc of Asian, African, and Arab states successfully assertedExpand
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Decolonization and the Evolution of International Human Rights
  • R. Burke
  • Political Science
  • 17 February 2010
Introduction: The Politics of Decolonization and the Evolution of the International Human Rights Project 1. Human Rights and the Birth of the Third World: The Bandung Conference 2. "Transforming theExpand
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"The Compelling Dialogue of Freedom": Human Rights at the Bandung Conference
This article explores the place of human rights at the 1955 Asian-African Conference in Bandung, a meeting that founded the Third World as a political entity. Contrary to most existing accounts ofExpand
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The human rights revolution: an international history
transcript of a public speech from 1950. Schmitz gave this speech in Hanau at a ceremony commemorating the war and German victims of Nazism. While she referred to Jochen Klepper and DietrichExpand
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Idealism Beyond Borders: The French Revolutionary Left and the Rise of Humanitarianism, 1954—1988 by Eleanor Davey (review)
None has ever come for any US actions during the war. “It was wrong,” she tells Hwang. “Why did they drop the bombs on refugees? Why? . . . For 57 years, not a single reparation.”27 With a tellingExpand
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Some Rights Are More Equal than Others: The Third World and the Transformation of Economic and Social Rights
This article argues for the decisive influence of the Third World on the development of economic and social rights in the postwar human rights program. For states confronting extreme poverty andExpand
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Competing for the Last Utopia?: The NIEO, Human Rights, and the World Conference for the International Women’s Year, Mexico City, June 1975
At the World Conference for the International Women’s Year (WCIWY), held in Mexico City, across June and July 1975, the evangelists of a New International Economic Order (NIEO) advocated aExpand
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Human Rights Day after the ‘breakthrough’: celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at the United Nations in 1978 and 1988
  • R. Burke
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Global History
  • 18 February 2015
Abstract This article examines the impact of the late 1970s ‘breakthrough’ in human rights, as it was registered within the United Nations. It analyses the debates on human rights at the thirtiethExpand
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The Internationalism of Human Rights
  • R. Burke
  • Political Science
  • 1 December 2016
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