Browsing Category: August 2017 issue

Extraordinary renditions and arbitrary detentions

By Professor Marcello Ferrada de Noli, Chair, Swedish Professors & Doctors for Human Rights. Image above, from The New Yorker article by Jane Mayer, “Outsourcing Torture“ As a legalized concept of international acceptance, Human Rights is considered a ’modern’ instrument, brought by the United Nations in 1948 after the ‘horrors of the Second World War’. […]