Is rights replication undermining the international human rights system? – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted March 21st, 2013 in human rights, international law, news, treaties by sally

“Rapid expansion of human rights obligations at the European and international levels arguably undermines the system of International Human Rights Law. Countries like the UK, which place strong emphasis on the need to protect individuals from abuses, are faced with ever more obligations stemming from rights inflation. One crucial way in which this occurs is through rights replication.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 20th March 2013