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Does the West still value human rights universally in light of its dismissal on Khashoggi's death? Show more Show less

Having been the loudest voice advocating for human rights, Western governments' evasive stances on the horrifying death of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi government dissident, suggest otherwise. In the light of huge economic links and political turbulence, are human rights still valued in western civilization?
The West would not honour human rights consistently if facing the risk of upsetting economic allies.
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Western nations would comprise human rights in exchange to economic gains

Western nations increasingly dispute the importance of civil rights versus economic gains.

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