Human Rights Conflicts between Canada and China and the United States and Iran

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Human Rights Conflicts between Canada and China and the United States and Iran
Generally speaking, we may say that international law has recognized the right of sovereign states to govern their countries as they see fit. This circumstance, however, does raise the question of whether a sovereign state has the right to grant human rights to its citizens or not, or it has the right to take those rights away.
Naturally, differing views about human rights can spark conflict between countries when one country elects to remove the venerable prerogatives of citizens. To this aim, it is necessary to examine two examples of conflict between states arising from clashes over human rights issues; the clashes will have occurred within the past two...
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