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Human Rights Issue and the Left

THE human rights issue has today turned out to be a ping-pong game in the diplomatic field,, more in the literal sense than the diplomatic sense, introduced by China way back in the 70s in political vocabulary. In other words, the human rights issue is today a stink bomb that is being constantly lobbed into each other's court by different nations as well as contending forces within a nation. While the Chinese had used the game of ping-pong as overtures to build up friendly contacts where none existed earlier, the human rights game is being played today mainly to tarnish the opponent's image.

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