Smith, Jessica M. Ramsden
There are some who see no good reason for establishing special machinery devoted to the
promotion and protection of human rights. They may argue that such bodies are not a wise
use of scarce resources and that an independent judiciary and democratically elected
parliament are sufficient to ensure that human rights abuses do not occur.
Unfortunately, history has taught us differently. An institution which is in some way
separated from the responsibilities of executive governance and...[Show more]
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