News & Announcements

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

Human Rights Implications of SCOTUS Decisions in the 2014 Term

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

Local Human Rights Lawyering Project Director Lauren Bartlett Publishes on Civil Society, Human Rights, and the U.S. Government

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

Center’s Anti-Torture Initiative Launches #TortureFreeWorld Campaign

Center and the American Society of International Law Hold Online Global Conference on Internationational Humanitiarian Law and Emerging Technologies



The Human Rights Brief, a student-run publication of the Center. All content is available for practitioners and media to syndicate.

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