Human Rights Brief ~ Center for Human Rights

and Humanitarian Law

Washington College of Law, American University ~ Volume 3, Number 3 ~ Spring 1996


Caballero Delgado and Santana: A Problematic Application of the American Convention

by Claudia Martin and Diego Rodríguez

WCL Clinic Files Landmark Asylum Case

by Sidney Lebowitz

News from the Inter-American System

by Angela Collier

Haiti's Truth and Justice Commission

by Fanny Benedetti

The Need for Humanitarian Intervention in Central Africa

by Brian Smith

HIV/AIDS and Human Rights in Mexico

by Fernando González-Martín

Point/Counterpoint: Gender-Based Criteria for Asylum

Featuring articles by Dan Stein and John Linarelli, with an introduction by Gabriel Eckstein and Gregg Epstein

WCL Commemorates Founders' Day

by Dean Claudio Grossman

Alumnus Profile: William Clark Harrell

by Stephen Jacques

Center News

Faculty/Staff News

Credits & Copyright Information

The Human Rights Brief is a publication of the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in conjunction with the Washington College of Law at American University. No portion of this newsletter may be reprinted without the express written permission of The Human Rights Brief. All correspondence, reprinting requests, and articles proposed for publication may be sent to: American University, Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Washington College of Law, 4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016-8181 Phone (202) 274-4180, fax (202) 274-0783, e-mail:

Directors of the Center For Human Rights and Humanitarian Law:
Robert Goldman, Claudio Grossman, Herman Schwartz
Executive Director:
Robert Guitteau, Jr.
Editor in Chief:
Ayesha Qayyum
Senior Articles Editor:
Tiberiu Dianu
Managing Editors:
Vanessa L. Allen, D. Michelle Domke
Editor Emeritus & Point/Counterpoint Editor:
Gabriel Eckstein
Research Editors:
Lizanne Dinoto, Laura Hogan
Junior Articles Editors:
Oliver Kellman, Jr., Marla Piazza
Field Reports Editors:
Angela Collier, Andrea Spelberg
Trends Editors:
Arlene J. Hillestad, Christine Quickenden
Faculty/Alumni News Editor:
Jennifer Merkle
Alumni Board:
Samir Desai, Fernando González-Martín, Sharon Healey-Scully, Antonio Maldonado, Claudia Martin, Dharmaputhiran Niles, Rochus Pronk, Diego Rodríguez
Newsletter Staff:
Fanny Benedetti, Stephen Jacques, Sidney Lebowitz, Johan Maertens, Natacha Thys, Omar Vargas

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