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LEADER LIKE ROBINSON HARD TO FIND

by Margaret Spillane

Despots should take no pleasure in the announcement that Mary Robinson will be leaving her post as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. Whoever hires Robinson next should expect her to give the job the same kind of radical overhaul she gave the U.N. Human Rights Commission, turning it into a platform for the voiceless and a bullhorn pointed at tyrants of every stripe.
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