Anti-corruption vs Individual Rights

From empty sky Fri Dec 28 2012, 01:08:00

"Everybody knows" that corruption is a huge problem in Africa. Like so many other (non-evidence-based) assessments, Africa knows this, too. So, fighting corruption is a high priority. Especially fighting corruption of former regimes. To be fair, this is quite often necessary. But all those rights-based groups advocating anti-corruption activities can sometimes be a little over-zealous or at least

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