The uprisings across the Arab world, the rollback of political freedoms in the countries of the former Soviet Union, popular protests in Moscow and debates over the rule of law in China – all testify to the complex picture for human rights and democracy at a time of rapid global change. It is very timely therefore that the European Union – which expresses a formal commitment to advance these values around the world in the Lisbon Treaty – has just completed a review and restatement of its human rights strategy.
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Anthony Dworkin comments on Obama's move towards increased transparency around drone strikes.
Hans Kundnani comments on the benefits that both China and Germany expect to gain from their emerging…
Hans Kundnani is quoted on the reciprocal relationship between China and Germany.