Human Rights Advocacy and National Identity in West Germany

@article{Wildenthal2000HumanRA,
  title={Human Rights Advocacy and National Identity in West Germany},
  author={Lora Wildenthal},
  journal={Human Rights Quarterly},
  year={2000},
  volume={22},
  pages={1051 - 1059}
}
In the 1990s, the language and institutions of human rights reach around the world. In the present era of political uncertainty, war, genocide, UN and NATO bombing, and the supposed "end of ideology," the idea of human rights and organizations such as Amnesty International (Al) enjoy almost unrivalled credibility. Twice in the twentieth-century, events in Germany helped drive the proliferation of human rights advocacy. In 1989, the breaching of the Berlin Wall in the context of Soviet, Polish… Expand
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