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World building

Payam Akhavan’s Massey Lectures provide cogent background analysis, though their conclusions are unsatisfying



Payam Akhavan House of Anansi Press

WHEN PAYAM AKHAVAN casually comments, midway through In Search of a Better World: A Human Rights Odyssey, that he spent his youth “making history he’s not pulling a Trump, but stating a fact. The McGill University law professor’s early career includes stints as legal counsel and UN prosecutor at the International Court of Justice in the Hague, where he held accountable the architects and executioners of war crimes. His record over the past three decades includes investigations into the deaths of millions of Tutsis in Rwanda, the massacre of Muslims in Srebrenica in the former Yugoslavia, and the persecution and sex slavery of Yazidi women in Middle Eastern territories controlled by the Islamic State.

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