A local response to the global human rights standard: the ubuntu perspective on human dignity

@article{Murithi2007ALR,
  title={A local response to the global human rights standard: the ubuntu perspective on human dignity},
  author={Tim Murithi},
  journal={Globalisation, Societies and Education},
  year={2007},
  volume={5},
  pages={277 - 286}
}
  • Tim Murithi
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • Globalisation, Societies and Education
Some African leaders have made the argument that the promotion of an international human rights standard is a strategy that is used and abused by hypocritical Western governments to justify their intervention into the affairs of African countries. The tacit objective behind this articulation is the desire to avoid an external evaluation or monitoring of the internal affairs of their countries. The leaders who complain the most about the hidden agenda behind the advocacy and promotion of human… Expand
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