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

@article{Tolley2004TaintedL9,
  title={Tainted Legacy: 9/11 and the Ruin of Human Rights (review)},
  author={Howard B. Tolley},
  journal={Human Rights Quarterly},
  year={2004},
  volume={26},
  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… 

References

SHOWING 1-8 OF 8 REFERENCES

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

Have human rights as we once understood them become obsolete since 9-11? Aren't new methods needed to combat the apocalyptic violence of al-Qaeda? Shouldn't we sacrifice some rights to make us all

Humanitarian Intervention: Ethical, Legal and Political Dilemmas

Introduction Robert O. Keohane Part I. The Context for Humanitarian Intervention: 1. The humanitarian intervention debate J. L. Holzgrefe 2. Humanitarian intervention before and after 9/11: legality

Special Providence: American Foreign Policy and How It Changed the World

Foreward by Richard C. Leone Introduction 1. The American Foreign Policy Tradition 2. The Kaleidoscope of American Foreign Policy 3. Changing the Paradigms 4. The Serpent and the Dove: The

The law of war in the War on Terror

The Bush administration has literalized its "war" on terrorism, dissolving the legal boundaries between what a government can do in peacetime and what's allowed in war. This move may have made it

The NHRC was established by Parliament through the Protection of Human Rights Act

  • 1993

Protection of Human Rights Act

  • 1993

AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY AND HOW IT CHANGED THE WORLD ( 2001 ) . Mead also identifies Jacksonian militarism , and Hamiltonian economic globalism

  • Protection of Human Rights Act
  • 1993