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Canada and the U.S.: U.S. State Department’s human rights report 2018 is out

By David Jones       

Regardless, of tertiary shortcomings that beset even the best, the world could certainly accommodate 'more Canada.'

From its inception in 1976, now one of the last legacies of Jimmy Carter’s administration, when it covered 82 countries in 286 pages, it has monster-morphed to a roughly 6,000-page opus, spinning off, over the decades, separate extensive studies on religious freedom and trafficking in persons. Photograph courtesy of Wikipedia

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The annual Department of State Human Rights Report (HRR) is a somewhat erratic harbinger of spring. Officially designated the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices-2018, the report mandated by Congress is technically due for delivery to Capitol Hill by Feb. 25.

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