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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, [...]

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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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UW Center for Human Rights – Quarterly Newsletter – Fall 2015

Lots of exciting things in the Fall 2015 newsletter: Student fellows report back on their work UWCHR sues CIA Conference photos and videos Meet our new interns Upcoming events, and much more! Read More

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UW Center for Human Rights – Quarterly Newsletter – Spring 2015

Annual Symposium and Reception Celebrating Human Rights Work May 14th marked another special occasion for UWCHR as our friends and affiliates gathered for the 6th annual spring symposium and awards reception, featuring a new initiative titled,Rethinking [...]

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UW Center for Human Rights – Quarterly Newsletter – Winter 2015

CHR & LSJ Launch New Project Rethinking Punishment: Human Rights in an Age of Mass Incarceration The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world, a reality that often escapes serious, widespread [...]

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UW Center for Human Rights – Quarterly Newsletter – Fall 2014

Human Rights in Action: Introducing the Work of 2014 UW CHR Student Fellows Every year, the UW CHR provides financial support for hands-on human rights initiatives by UW students, thanks to the generosity of our [...]

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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 [...]

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UW Center for Human Rights – Quarterly Newsletter – Spring 2014

UW Center for Human Rights 5th Anniversary Celebration On May 5, UW CHR marked its 5th anniversary by hosting esteemed jurist Thomas Buergenthal for a lecture, followed by a reception to celebrate the accomplishments and [...]

UW Center for Human Rights – Quarterly Newsletter – Winter 2014

International Human Rights Day: UW CHR Receives a Seattle Human Rights Award On December 10, 2013, the UW Center for Human Rights was honored by the City of Seattle with its annual Human Rights Award. [...]

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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 [...]