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November 6th, 2014
Episode 1030 of 1301 episodes
The reason why governments are violating human rights on a grand scale is not because there is an absence of a world court, says Philip Alston. The reason is that human rights culture has not taken off sufficiently in a great many countries. Instead, what's needed is first to develop regional mechanisms and then subsequently, regional courts.