The Washington Post: “Are ‘democracy’ and ‘human rights’ Western colonial exports? No. Here’s why.”

Political theorist Loubna El Amine of Georgetown University argues that aspirations for democratic politics from Hong Kong to the Middle East are a modern demand more than a borrowing from the "West."

The Washington Post Are ‘democracy’ and ‘human rights’ Western colonial exports? No. Here’s why. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2016/04/02/are-democracy-andhuman-rights-western-colonial-exports-no-heres-why/?wpmm=1&wpisrc=nl_cage