Thursday, April 26, 2012
Right to Live Free
Writing in Indian Country Today, Lise Balk King examines the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples within the context of the international human rights regime. As an expression of humanity’s aspirations, says King, UNDRIP — like the Universal Declaration of Human Rights — looks to international law and global consensus to provide a vision for the future. Most importantly, she notes, they engender a dialogue about the inalienable right to live free.