Human Rights or Human Wrongs

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CASE: 1 Human rights or human wrongs? (Marks 5) A factory owner in the Southeast Asian country of Malaysia, Mr. Carter, was severely criticized by an international human rights organization, Human Rights Watch out (HRW). After undertaking a summer research project involving scores of college interns from Europe and the US, HRW wrote a report claiming that Mr. Carter was exploiting his workers, relying on young children of a minority ethnic group to work long hours at substandard wages. The report is published in the national newspaper, the Malaysia News Press. The very next day Mr. Carter submits his own views—of the Human Rights Watch out organization. It is also published in the News-Press. Mr. Carter’s article points out that the HRW organization itself is hardly equitable: the organization consists almost solely of one ethnic group, white Europeans and Americans; the young, previously unemployed workers often toil 60-hour work weeks to file their reports; HRW provides no job security or benefits, and offers salaries—especially to interns—at pathetically low wages relative to their peers. Some are paid hardly at all.
ROLE PLAY:
The Malaysia Times-Press invites HRW to respond. You are part of the HRW public relations team. What are the main points that you would like to present in your counter to Mr. Carter’ article?

Answer:
Human Rights Watch (HRW) is a non-profit international organization. It works for the welfare of human in health and social sector. The counter blames of Mr. Carter are baseless and fictitious. WRW works internationally and consists of persons from every race, ethnicity and religion. The blame of Mr. Carter that HRW employs only one ethnicity is wrong and laughable. HRW works against the child labour, so it can not commit such an evil. The young members of the organization are…...

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