Topic: human rights

After the screening, Sara Darehshori ’89, who served as a co-prosecutor in the groundbreaking 1997 Rwandan war crimes trial at just 27 years old, fielded questions from the audience.

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CHRHS screens ‘The Uncondemned’ at Watson Institute

February 7, 2020 0 comments

Before international lawyers, activists and Rwandan women worked to win justice at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, rape had never before been prosecuted as a war crime.

The new center at the Watson Institute opened in September with the goal of deepening understanding of global human rights challenges.

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Watson Institute creates Center for Human Rights, Humanitarian Studies

November 14, 2019 0 comments

The Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies opened its doors at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs in September. As a newly endowed center, CHRHS plans to promote research and education on humanitarian issues and human rights concerns, said CHRHS Director Adam Levine.

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Activist talks nuances of Black Lives Matter

April 20, 2018 2 comments

The speaker’s black t-shirt matched his baseball cap. The shirt read “UNARMED CIVILIAN.”

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Professor provides health care to displaced Rohingya refugees

November 16, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Every day, Ruhul Abid checks the height, weight, blood pressure, blood glucose and hemoglobin levels of around 300 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar.