Countries supervised and not

  • 1999-07-29
  • By Paul Goble
George Orwell's famous observation in his totalitarian fantasy "Animal Farm" that "all animals are equal but that some are more equal than others" appears to have come true in yet another area: international monitoring of human rights. In the post-Cold War environment, smaller and weaker countries have been the subject of intense and continuing scrutiny and criticism by various international organizations in order to improve the status of ethnic and other minorities there.Larger and more powerful countries, in contrast, generally have been able to escape this kind of examination regardless ...
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