Tainted Legacy: 9/11 and the Ruin of Human Rights (review)

  title={Tainted Legacy: 9/11 and the Ruin of Human Rights (review)},
  author={Howard B. Tolley},
  journal={Human Rights Quarterly},
  pages={539 - 542}
  • H. Tolley
  • Published 19 May 2004
  • Political Science
  • Human Rights Quarterly
The innocents slain on 9/11 left a noble legacy that inspired us to be “the best that we can be.” William F. Schulz, executive director of Amnesty International USA, finds that legacy tainted by the US government’s counter-terrorism excesses as well as by human rights aesthetes who ignore crimes against humanity by non-state actors. Schulz, an ordained minister and former President of the Unitarian Universalist Association, draws on theology, law, and the social sciences to frame and address… 



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