Governments are the primary ‘guarantors’ of rights, but also their primary violators. When a government violates or refuses to recognize rights, individual and domestic groups often have no recourse within domestic political or judicial arenas. They may seek international connections finally to express their concerns and even to protect their lives.
Margaret Keck and Kathryn Sikkink in Activists beyond Borders: Advocacy Networks in International Politics
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