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McKinnon: Issues in Political Theory 2e

Chapter 8

Amnesty International
www.amnesty.org/
Home page of the well-known international human rights organization.

European Court of Human Rights
www.echr.coe.int/ECHR/Homepage_EN
The Court’s official website. Includes key texts, and details of both past judgements and pending cases.

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)
fra.europa.eu/
Website of the FRA, which was created in 2007 to investigate issues related to the EU’s Charter of Fundamental Rights.

Harvard Human Rights Journal
www.law.harvard.edu/students/orgs/hrj/
An annual law journal on human rights published by Harvard Law School students; the full text of current and past editions since 2003 is available free and without a log-in.

HumanRights.gov
http://www.humanrights.gov/
The official human rights website of the US government.

International Justice Resource Center
ihrlaw.org/
News and resources on human rights law.

Liberty
www.liberty-human-rights.org.uk/
London-based human rights advocates, who offer advice and support on all human rights-related issues, and who currently campaign in particular against violations of human rights occurring in the context of counterterrorism.

Philosophy Bites
philosophybites.com/2008/03/raimond-gaita-o.html
Raimond Gaita discusses torture and human rights.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
plato.stanford.edu/entries/rights/
plato.stanford.edu/entries/rights-human/
plato.stanford.edu/entries/civil-rights/
Entries on rights, human rights, and civil rights.

‘What Rawls Has Wrought’
http://nationalinterest.org/bookreview/what-rawls-hath-wrought-4570
A sceptical take on the modern doctrine of human rights, which laments in particular the influence of Rawls, written by philosopher John Gray.