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Human rights now face their gravest threat – Trumpism

23 Jan

Remember the 1990s? Anyone who cares about human rights must now recall the era with a knot in their stomach. Compared with what’s happening today, that decade feels like a lost era of Enlightenment. Donald Trump’s installation in the White House is not just a threat to global alliances, international trade or even fact-based discussion – it risks unleashing a tsunami that could sweep away the human rights movement as it has so far existed.

Source: Human rights now face their gravest threat – Trumpism | Natalie Nougayrède | Opinion | The Guardian

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Posted by on January 23, 2017 in North America

 

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