He raises some fundamental questions: What is a crime? Who has human rights obligations? What is a violation? What is the difference between human rights and human rights law?
Künnemann strongly criticizes the corporate capture of human rights. This notion refers to the corporate dream of turning human rights from a regulatory threat for them into a PR-machinery to their advantage. Corporations now invest heavily in “human rights”. Despite its painstaking and sometimes controversial conceptual analysis – “Human Rights for People’s Sovereignty” is a passionate call upon people to assert their ownership of human rights as part of their political sovereignty.
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