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‘US anti-terrorism policy violates human rights’ – Jimmy Carter

Monday, June 25, 2012

‘US anti-terrorism policy violates human rights’ – Jimmy Carter


Former US president Jimmy Carter has criticized America’s actions against terrorism, saying that drones attacks and targeted assassination of suspicious people are undermining America’s “role as the global champion of human rights.”

­In his critical article "A Cruel and Unusual Record" published in the New York Times, Jimmy Carter said that with all the revolutions sweeping around the world, America should “make the world safer.” Instead, however, “America’s violation of international human rights abets our enemies and alienates our friends,” he argues. 

US’s government counterterrorism policies, Carter says, are now clearly violating at least 10 of the 30 articles written in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights..... MORE
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URL: http://rt.com/usa/news/carter-article-us-drones-677/

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