On Friday, Feb. 21 the Human Rights Brief hosted the symposium: "Deprived of Human Rights: Conditions of Confinement of Marginalized Adults and Children.” Read more
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AUWCL’s Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law established the student-run Human Rights Brief as part of its long-standing commitment to human rights education and excellence in legal analysis and writing. For nearly 30 years, the Center has worked with students, faculty, and the international legal community to provide and to support concise, cutting-edge legal analysis of human rights issues. The Human Rights Brief continues to enjoy great success contributing articles, editing pieces, representing the Center at human rights events around Washington, D.C., and working with practitioners around the world to further scholarship and examine emerging issues in the disciplines of human rights and humanitarian law.
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In September, the Human Rights Brief welcomed its 2019-2020 junior staff. The Human Rights Brief is the Center's student-run publication which offers the latest in human rights news and cutting-edge legal analysis. Congratulations to everyone selected! Read more