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human rights


This paper examines biases in U.S. Department of State’s Country Reports on Human Rights through comparison of country profiles for Cuba, Egypt and Iran by Amnesty International (Amnesty International Report: The State of the World’s Human Rights) and Freedom House (Freedom in the World), especially post-9/11.

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University Research Grant


This paper was presented at the 68th Annual Midwest Political Science Association National Conference at the Palmer Hotel in Chicago, Illinois.



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