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By Shadi Mokhtari

This booklet traverses 3 pivotal human rights struggles of the post-September eleventh period: the yankee human rights crusade to problem the Bush administration's 'War on Terror' torture and detention guidelines, center japanese efforts to problem American human rights practices (reversing the conventional West to East stream of human rights mobilizations and discourses) and heart japanese makes an attempt to problem their very own leaders' human rights violations in mild of yankee interventions. This publication offers snapshots of human rights being appropriated, promoted, claimed, reclaimed and contested inside of and among the yankee and center japanese contexts. The inquiry has 3 aspects: first, it explores intersections among human rights norms and gear as they spread within the period. moment, it lays out the layers of the era's American and heart jap stumble upon at the human rights airplane. eventually, it attracts out the era's key classes for relocating the human rights venture forward.

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