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Rewire Discusses Implications Of Trump Presidency For Human Rights, Abortion, Importance Of Upholding International Standards

Rewire: With Trump Presidency, A Coming Collision With Global Standards on Torture, Abortion Rights
Akila Radhakrishnan, legal director at the Global Justice Center, discusses the potential implications of President-elect Trump’s presidency for¬†human rights and abortion, highlighting the importance of upholding international standards. Radhakrishnan notes, “[I]nternational standards and protections are critical. … It is now more vital than ever that when the United States violates its human rights obligations, it is held accountable by the international community and made to answer to the individuals it harms” (12/13).