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Center Staff Attend RFK Center Human Rights Awards
Last week, Center staff attended the Robert F. Kennedy Center's 32nd Annual Human Rights Award ceremony. The event honored Natalia Taubina, director of the Public Verdict Foundation, a team of attorneys who litigate on behalf of citizens wrongfully arrested, beaten, and illegally detained by police. The award recognizes Ms. Taubina's courageous work to protect the rights and freedoms of Russian citizens.
From the Human Rights Brief
The Human Rights Brief, a student-run publication of the Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law, reports on cutting edge developments in international human rights. The Brief publishes short articles and opinion pieces written by students, academics, and leading human rights practitioners from around the world. Content is run on www.HRBrief.org, the premier website for human rights news, analysis, and resources.
The Need for Legal Channels to Remedy the EU Migration Crisis
By: Rudy Williams
Philippines: UN Experts Call for Probe into Killings of Indigenous Rights Defenders
By: Wilson Melbostad
Federal Legislation to Protect Safe and Legal Access to Abortion in Mexico
By: Samantha McLane