Moldovan Victims Are “Unworthy Victims” Since Russia Cannot Be Blamed for the Attacks In a landmark 1979 study entitled The Political Economy of Human Rights: The Washington Connection and Third World Fascism, Noam Chomsky and Edward S. Herman laid out the concept of “worthy” versus “unworthy” victims by which the...
Why do United Nations human rights bodies focus on some countries, but not others? Why do organizations like Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International appear to ignore important evidence presented to them? And why do the media repeat stories of human rights abuses without questioning their veracity? These issues and...