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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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March 22, 2017

Tomorrow, March 23: A film screening and discussion of Palestinia…

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March 21, 2017

Today, March 21: Human rights in the U.S. under President Trump; …

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March 27, 2017

What Islam, Whose Islam? The Struggle for Women’s Right to Equality and Justice in Muslim Contexts

WCC B015

12:00- 1:00 p.m.

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March 29, 2017

Is There Public Reason in Strasbourg Human Rights Analysis?

WCC 3036

12:00- 1:00 p.m.

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