American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man

Did you ever hear of this?!!  According to Wikipedia, it’s considered binding on the U.S. and Canada, as members of the Organization of American States who haven’t signed-on to the equally obscure American Convention on Human Rights.  But even the Declaration is pretty darn progressive!  There’s even an Inter-American Court and a Commission on Human Rights….

Seems to me these things could be used against Gitmo, torture, rendition, spying without warrant, and all the Bushies’ other human rights crimes!

Guess those Latin Americans know a thing or two of what they’re doing here!

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