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Even as the political arena in Myanmar opens up, violent abuses continue in conflict zones, and questions persist about whether the rule of law will take hold and what will be done about past abuses.…

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Criminal Justice

Criminal justice systems are principal sources of grave human rights violations, including extrajudicial executions, torture, arbitrary detention, and discrimination.…

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Business & Human Rights

The relationship between business and human rights is of central importance in our increasingly globalized economy. Still, debates rage about the responsibility.…

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Alien Tort Statute

Survivors of grave human rights violations have used the statute to seek justice in U.S. courts when redress might otherwise be unavailable in their home countries.…

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February 15, 2017

Tomorrow, Feb. 16: “Horma,” first in a film series on…

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February 13, 2017

Tomorrow, Feb. 14: “Human rights in Zimbabwe: A conversatio…

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February 16, 2017

Women, rights and activism in the Muslim world: A film screening and discussion of “Horma”

Wasserstein 1023

5 p.m.

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February 23, 2017

“Uncertain Protection”: A film screening and discussion of human rights in investment law


4:00- 7:50 p.m.

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