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Fighting for the Promise of Human Rights: Annual Report 2015-2016

Letter from the Director Dear friends, This Annual Report goes to press at a challenging time for those of us who care about human rights. Personally, I’m still struggling to come to terms with [...]

November 30th, 2016|Categories: 2015 - 2016, Annual Report|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Fighting for the Promise of Human Rights: Annual Report 2015-2016

UW Center for Human Rights – Quarterly Newsletter – Spring 2016

ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM AND RECEPTION CELEBRATING HUMAN RIGHTS WORK: This past May, the UW Center for Human Rights hosted its annual spring symposium and awards reception to celebrate the human rights work carried out by students, [...]

June 10th, 2016|Categories: 2015 - 2016, News, Newsletter|Comments Off on UW Center for Human Rights – Quarterly Newsletter – Spring 2016

Annual Symposium and Reception Celebrating Human Rights Work, 2016

Annual Symposium and Reception Celebrating Human Rights Work This past May, the UW Center for Human Rights (UWCHR) hosted its annual spring symposium and awards reception to celebrate the human rights work carried out by [...]

June 8th, 2016|Categories: 2015 - 2016, News|Comments Off on Annual Symposium and Reception Celebrating Human Rights Work, 2016

Reporting back from DC—receptive audience in congressional briefings calling for release of documents and investigation

Photo: delegation participants and Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi on day one of the visit to DC. Photo courtesy of Our Parents Bones. In April, the UW Center for Human Rights (UWCHR) joined a delegation of human rights organizations in [...]

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UW Center for Human Rights accompanies children of Salvadoran disappeared in D.C. briefing

Monday, 11 April, 2016 — The University of Washington Center for Human Rights will accompany a delegation in Washington D.C. during April 13-15, calling for the release of U.S. government documents regarding human rights abuses in [...]

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Center for Human Rights presents El Salvador oral history archive at Washington State Social Studies Conference

By: Phil Neff What do you get when you bring together almost 150 social studies teachers for a weekend retreat in scenic Lake Chelan? A slate of inspiring and enlightening workshops, of course, but also [...]

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UW Center for Human Rights Annual Report 2014-2015

Letter from the Director As you may have seen, in October we filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency in the U.S. District Court in Seattle, alleging that the agency has failed to meet its [...]

March 22nd, 2016|Categories: 2015 - 2016, Annual Report, News|Comments Off on UW Center for Human Rights Annual Report 2014-2015

UW Center for Human Rights – Quarterly Newsletter – Winter 2016

Contents in the Winter 2016 newsletter: 35 Years Ago Today: Remembering Río Lempa Masssacre Unfinished Sentences Testimony Archive Milagro Reunites with Son in El Salvador Human Rights Funding due April 1st Spring and Summer 2016 [...]

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My UWCHR internship. What is it like so far? Thoughts from Shafina Khaki

Shafina (left) is caught working on the infamous excel workbook for the annual report, alongside Anna Moretti (right), who is tackling a whole other purview of administrative tasks. My name is Shafina Khaki, and I [...]

March 16th, 2016|Categories: 2015 - 2016, News|Comments Off on My UWCHR internship. What is it like so far? Thoughts from Shafina Khaki

Human Rights Day with UW Students, Kimberlé Crenshaw, and Awards

On December 10, 2015, community members and activists gathered at Seattle Town Hall for the 16th Annual Human Rights Day event. The Seattle Human Rights Commission, in collaboration with Seattle Town Hall, the Seattle Office for [...]

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