The International Bill of Human Rights does not enforce rights, it indicates them. It holds us to a basic standard of compassion. But it requires that we hold those we place in power, fully accountable for the enactment of those rights.
It’s understandable, you really want to make the sale (or become prime minister) so you get a little carried away with the porky pies. Hey, everyone lies in marketing, right? So what’s one or 20 little lies in the scheme of things?