Nicolas Agostini

Nicolas Agostini is a human rights advocate and researcher. He has over ten years of experience in Europe, Asia, and Africa. The views presented here are those of the author.

A Suicide Foretold: How Social Justice Rhetoric is Turning People off Human Rights

Something strange is happening to the human rights discourse. Few people are paying attention, but like a cat whose hair bristles before the unknown, close observers have switched to alert mode. What are we talking about? New phraseologies. Established human rights language giving way to slogans. Neologisms. Hyperboles and metalepses.

Nicolas Agostini
Nicolas Agostini
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