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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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August 22, 2016

HRP Welcomes New Associate Director for Academic Program

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