The rising tide of human rights
Broadcast: Midmorning, 04/08/2011, 9:06 a.m.
A thread to the Middle East uprisings is a desire for better human rights. Millions of ordinary people have revolted against their governments. Could all this turmoil make human rights the heart of global governance and policy-making?
- Mary Robinson: Former president of Ireland and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
- David Wippman: Dean of the University of Minnesota Law School and an expert on human rights law.