Suddenly Europe’s far right loves human rights courts

Andrew Guzman and Katerina Linos write for The Huffington Post Blog, July 8, 2014

We see no perfect solution to the problem of human rights backsliding. This is not good news, but it is surely better to recognize the risk than to ignore it. Turning a blind eye to the potential for backsliding and assuming that international agreements and courts can only lead to improved human rights is surely more dangerous than acknowledging the fact that reality is more complex.