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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 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 Annual Report 2013-2014

Letter from the Director Five years already! Since the UW CHR’s founding in June 2009 we’ve been launched headlong into the process of institution-building. When June rolled around this year, I could hardly believe five [...]

November 26th, 2014|Categories: 2013 - 2014, Annual Report, Newsletter|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on UW Center for Human Rights Annual Report 2013-2014

UW Center for Human Rights Annual Report 2012-2013

The Untold Costs of Secure Communities Editorial by Katherine Beckett and Heather Evans In recent years, the federal government has dramatically increased its efforts to apprehend noncitizens through programs such as Secure Communities. These programs [...]

UW Center for Human Rights Annual Report 2011-2012

U.S. Courts Reject Accountability for Torture Editorial by CHR Faculty Associate Jamie Mayerfeld Two days after his inauguration, President Obama publicly broke with the torture policies of his predecessor. In a series of executive orders, [...]