The Declaration of Human Rights at 60: A special issue

America marks the 60th anniverary of the creation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with a special issue featuring analysis from five noted scholars and journalists.

"An End to Torture," Mary Ann Cusimano Love

"An Advocate for All: How the church promotes human dignity," David Hollenbach

A Disappointing Record: The story of the U.N. Human Rights Council," Barbara Crossette

A Blood Soaked Road: How human rights came to Latin America," Thomas Quigley

"Big Business and the U.N.," Robert A. Senser

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