This Essay examines the process by which the language of human rights moved to center stage in the political process. It looks to peace processes elsewhere to determine whether the Agreement is deserving of the High Commissioner's special praise and analyzes, from a human rights perspective, the content of the Agreement and the extent to which the promises made therein have been fulfilled to date.
Paul Mageean and Martin O'Brien,
From the Margins to the Mainstream: Human Rights and the Good Friday Agreement,
22 Fordham Int'l L.J. 1499
Available at: http://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/ilj/vol22/iss4/18