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While the concept of human rights dates back at least to Cyrus the Great, the ancient king of Persia who freed slaves, declared the freedom to choose one's religion, and established racial equality in his kingdom, history is marked by innumerable violations of what the Romans called "natural law." The University of Texas Libraries' Human Rights Documentation Initiative (HRDI) seeks to document...

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