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The Island President: Democracy in Maldives

Clip: Season 14 | 16m 14s

This educational module chronicles the democratic movement in the Maldives and the human rights violations for which its longstanding autocratic regime was responsible. This lesson explores the basic premise of human rights, the history of human rights abuse and its consequences, human rights in the contemporary media, and the application of human rights issues to modern American life.

Aired: 04/21/13

Rating: NR

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