Human rights in flux new directions beyond universalism

Grégoire MALLARD
Dominic EGGEL

Human rights remain more crucial to the world’s future than ever. The rise of populism and identity politics, new alliances that strengthen authoritarian governments, or even some of the responses to the current epidemic by democratic states have contributed to fragilise human rights. How will the human rights regimes likely evolve faced by such challenges? Can the protection of human rights worldwide reinvent itself and, if so, how?