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(Letter from Pahit Manis) Dave and Hillary blink on human rights

July 20th, 2011 14 comments

(This came via email from a reader in Malaysia.)
July 18, 2011

By Pahit Manis

In a telling sign that human rights are not always a non-negotiable component of democracy – but more of a political weapon (now currently being used against Libya) and a bargaining chip for advantage – Britain’s Prime Minister maintained a deafening silence against the abuses of cherished Western ideals by his Malaysian counterpart just before Najib Razak’s recent official visit.
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