A very Read, find time to read the ungated version of the research.
I’ve been a member (if that’s what my donations made me) of Amnesty International in the past and will likely rejoin once I have an income again. I support their view of a world where Human Rights are respected. I have always wondered though whether their campaigning on behalf of political prisoners in repressive regimes ever made much of a difference. Not because I think anything bad of Amnesty but success in this is a very hard ask.
Some suggestive evidence from the latest British Journal of Political Science. (Although, caveat lector, I haven’t read the article yet):
British Journal of Political Science, ,Volume43, Issue03, July 2013 pp 651-672
Does naming and shaming states affect respect for human…
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