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Why might HR not be universally applicable?

They are arguably seen as a western concept


What do emerging arguments say about the importance of certain rights?

Economic and social rights more important than civil and political rights- people need food and shelter before civil rights become important


What has been the impact of a growth in collective rights?

It has watered down the importance of individual rights


How can state sovereignty be impacted by HR?

Interfering with HR nationally


What is a major tension about respecting HR and national security?

Utilitarianism vs individual rights. Governments care more about majority and public interest rather than individual rights

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