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‘Could do better’ says Amnesty on human rights

by Bill Bowder

THE ACHIEVEMENTS and failures of 60 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights are documented in a comprehensive report by Amnesty International, the human-rights group. Its verdict is that there has been a good start, but that the situation could be much better.

One of the main concerns of the report is that widespread violence against women and children continues on every continent and is often not investigated. State violence also goes unchallenged, it ...

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