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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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December 21, 2016

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Critiques ‘Over-Incarc…

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December 20, 2016

VIDEO from recent events: Free speech cases in African courts; Th…

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January 25, 2017

East West Street: On the Origins of ‘Genocide’ and ‘Crimes Against Humanity’

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January 27, 2017

Informational Session on Post-Graduate Fellowships in Human Rights

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