Welcome to My New Human Rights Blog
When, nearly two decades ago, we began to tell my grandfather’s story of his journey from Nuremberg to Strasbourg it was as an act of commemoration which we hoped would be warmly received. But changes in the world have transformed the perception of those events and our piece.
When the war ended in 1945, the intention to punish war criminals was almost universally approved, even by those who did not believe in trying them, and (perhaps more remarkable) by those who did not believe in Human Rights as such. There was a blind instinctive desire for retribution.
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