Human rights are freedoms established by custom or international agreement that impose standards of conduct on all nations. Human rights are distinct from civil liberties, which are freedoms established by the law of a particular state and applied by that state in its own jurisdiction.
Sunday, May 13, 2012
The Great [Nakba] Book Robbery
Was the appropriation of Palestinian books and manuscripts in 1948 a case of cultural theft or preservation? Al Jazeera