Category Archives: Aaron Rhodes

China aspires to global leadership, undermines fundamental human rights

China Sees Space on the High Moral Ground By Aaron Rhodes Davos, 19.01.2017 (Providence) – With Europe faltering and a new United States president attacking globalization and international organizations, and vowing to focus on national interests, leaders and experts are … Continue reading

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Human Rights Day: Challenges and Opportunities of Our Time

The Freedom of Religion as a Human Rights Priority  Comment by Aaron Rhodes Vienna, 10.12.2016 (FOREF) – The following is based on a presentation by Dr. Aaron Rhodes at the Seminar, “Challenges and Opportunities of Our Time,” held in the … Continue reading

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Internatinoal bureaucratization could be watering down the Idea of Human Rights

Does Multilateralism Benefit Human Rights? A Comment by Aaron Rhodes Vienna, 03.10.2016 (Providence) – It is virtually an article of faith that multilateral approaches are the morally superior way to address human rights problems. Unilateralism is a term of approbation … Continue reading

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Review of A Perilous Path: The Misguided Foreign Policy of Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton & John Kerry – by Anne R. Pierce

Weak: Obama’s Human Rights Record A Review by Aaron Rhodes Washington D.C./Chicago, 15.08.2016 (HuffPost) – It is widely understood, particularly among peoples who have suffered the consequences, that the Obama administration’s foreign policy has downplayed human rights and freedoms; has … Continue reading

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Human Rights being turned into instrument for “big” governments, protection of individual freedom neglected

The UN’s Politicized Human Rights Vision A FOREF-Commentary by Aaron Rhodes New York / Vienna, 03.08.2016 (American Thinker / FOREF) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon does not appear to understand human rights as they were formulated in Classical and … Continue reading

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Moral Principles vs. Islamism

U.S.A./WORLD: POLITICIZING THE THREAT OF ISLAMIST TERRORISM By Aaron Rhodes Washington D.C., Brussels, 16.06.2016 (HRWF/FOREF) – Americans are chewing each other apart following the massacre of 49 people at a gay bar in Orlando, Florida. The tragedy is being ruthlessly … Continue reading

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