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Visiting Human Rights Faculty from Partner Universities in Colombia Participate in Intensive Summer Programming at WCL

2014 Shadow Report to the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: Illegally Denied: Migrant Farmworkers Fight for Access to Justice and Health Care in the United States

Center and Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Launch Third-Annual Congressional Human Rights Summer Series

Center’s Anti-Torture Initiative Launches #TortureFreeWorld Campaign



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Freedom of the Press in the Kingdom of Morocco:
The Government’s Use of Anti-Terror Laws to Mute the Press

By: James Toliver


The African Union Works Towards Eliminating Sexual Violence in Africa

By: Brittany West




Iran’s 2013 Presidential Election: The Measure of Free and Fair

Photo Credit: Sonia Sevilla
By: Whitney Mulhauser