"It seems the Chinese would like to proceed and get back to business as usual with the United States in the wake of all the difficulties the relationship had in the past months. And human rights, of course, is a traditional bone of contention."
+ Attributions 298 Votes Human Rights Relationships United States
"[His rebels'] human rights record is poor because of the lack of accountability, ... That has led to a lot of abuses that have never been punished, including summary executions, disappearances, prolonged arbitrary detentions, corrupt transactions and the taking of food from civilians."
+ Attributions 290 Votes Human Rights
"We invite the lords decisively to reject the repugnant notion, offensive to all notions of human rights, that the general was entitled to immunity on the grounds that the offenses were committed in the course of official functions as head of state."
+ Attributions 286 Votes Human Rights
"We are countries of large ambitions and though we are different, we are similar, ... Our ambitions lead us to improve the material and spiritual wealth of our peoples and to promote decency, good governance and human rights throughout the world."
+ Attributions 284 Votes Ambition Decency Human Rights
"[But it's not only human rights activists who are concerned.] The U.S. military is reluctant to be drawn into a counterinsurgency war, ... They don't think it's possible to say you're going to go down there and help the Colombian military shoot drug traffickers without shooting at the FARC, and that makes them very nervous. It's a rebellion that's been going on for some 40 years, and it's plainly not going to come to an end soon -- the Pentagon fears it's a whirlpool that's going to suck them in."
+ Attributions Human Rights
"Human rights and the rule of law are central components of our relationship with Iraq and are key areas for US involvement and support. These are allegations of abuses by Iraqis against Iraqi in Iraqi facilities ... we want to see them make progress and see them reach the standards that we hold other countries to. We're counting on the Iraqis to conduct a thorough investigation."
+ Attributions 284 Votes Human Rights
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