The West used to be the loudest voice advocating for human rights. But Western governments' evasive stances on the horrifying death of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi government dissident, suggest this is no longer the case. In the light of huge economic links and political turbulence, are human rights still valued in western civilization?
Not exactly, Western governments' positions on honouring human rights are selectiveShow moreShow less
The West would not honour human rights consistently if facing the risk of upsetting economic allies.