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Discussing "human rights" with the displaced: The use of 'religion' and other discursive devices by displaced sudanese in "human rights" discourse

William J. Bajor


The notion of Human Rights can be discussed in an infinite variety of ways. It is a highly politicised notion which is ever-changing and can be utilised in any number of fashions as a discursive tool. This paper focuses on the Human Rights discourse of four displaced Sudanese. Their discourse was intimately connected with a variety of factors; including their understanding of what is currently taking place in Sudan, their ordeal in Sudan before exile, and how they are coping with life as externally displaced Sudanese.


Human Rights; Sudan

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