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Published on Aug 2, 2012
How far should international organizations go to defend oppressed citizens? Philippe Sands makes the case that no government should be free to abuse its citizens, that the rights of individuals supersede those of the state and that those rights must be protected.
Philippe Sands QC is Professor of Law and Director of the Centre for International Courts and Tribunals at University College London. He is a practising barrister and co-fiounder of Matrix Chambers, acting in cases before the English courts and international courts and tribunals, including the International Court of Justice.
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