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By Shadi Mokhtari

This booklet traverses 3 pivotal human rights struggles of the post-September eleventh period: the yankee human rights crusade to problem the Bush administration's 'War on Terror' torture and detention rules, heart jap efforts to problem American human rights practices (reversing the conventional West to East circulate of human rights mobilizations and discourses) and center jap makes an attempt to problem their very own leaders' human rights violations in mild of yank interventions. This booklet provides snapshots of human rights being appropriated, promoted, claimed, reclaimed and contested inside of and among the yankee and center jap contexts. The inquiry has 3 points: first, it explores intersections among human rights norms and tool as they spread within the period. moment, it lays out the layers of the era's American and center jap come upon at the human rights aircraft. ultimately, it attracts out the era's key classes for relocating the human rights undertaking forward.

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