Sovereignty and human rights typically are seen as fundamentally opposed: the rights of states pitted against the rights of individuals; 1648 (the Peace of Westphalia) versus 1948 (the Universal Declaration of Human Rights).
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"State Sovereignty and Human Rights,"
Human Rights & Human Welfare: Vol. 4
, Article 38.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.du.edu/hrhw/vol4/iss1/38