Human Rights and Violence in Contemporary Context

Journal of Religious Ethics 26 (2):319 - 328 (1998)
Since World War II human rights language has come to occupy a central place in moral and legal discourse on the justification and limitation of armed conflict. At the core of contemporary international humanitarian law, concern for human rights has also developed as a vehicle for identifying and expressing moral concerns held in common across diverse cultural systems.
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