Communication Flow, Information Exchange and Their Impact on Human Rights Violations

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Although international human rights declarations exist, violations of human rights are still sad but also common facts around the world. But for repressive regimes, it becomes more and more difficult to hide committed human rights violations, since society entered the "Information Revolution." This study argues that the volume of international information exchanged influences a country's human rights record. A pooled cross sectional time series regression model with a lagged endogenous variable and a standard robust error technique is used to test several hypotheses. The findings of this study indicate that the flow of information can be related to a country's ... continued below

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Bonn, Georg May 1996.

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Although international human rights declarations exist, violations of human rights are still sad but also common facts around the world. But for repressive regimes, it becomes more and more difficult to hide committed human rights violations, since society entered the "Information Revolution." This study argues that the volume of international information exchanged influences a country's human rights record. A pooled cross sectional time series regression model with a lagged endogenous variable and a standard robust error technique is used to test several hypotheses. The findings of this study indicate that the flow of information can be related to a country's human rights index. The study also suggests that more empirical work on this topic will be necessary.

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Bonn, Georg. Communication Flow, Information Exchange and Their Impact on Human Rights Violations, thesis, May 1996; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277910/: accessed July 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .