The Strategy of Muslim States in Human Rights Discourse

Author: Mohammad Hossein Mozaffari

The position of Muslim States in Human Rights debates is perplexed and to some extent confusing and contradictory. Even though some Islamic countries have always claimed that human rights enterprise is a Western agenda and, thus, does not conform to the Islamic culture, a large number of these countries have ratified the international covenants on human rights. This paper attempts to show the nature of that confusing stance and tries to illustrate the development that led to the adoption of different strategies in Human Rights matters.

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