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The importance of civil and political versus economic and cultural rights is debated.

International norms are contradicting local cultural or social values sometimes.

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The Argument

"Western countries, especially the United States, resist international rights cooperation from a concern that it might harm business, infringe on autonomy, or limit freedom of speech. The world struggles to balance democracy's promise of human rights protection against its historically Western identification."

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