Center for International Human Rights

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Founded 1998.


Research and address emerging human right norms and related issues, provide valuable clinical experiences for students interested in the protection of human rights on a global scale; focus on emerging norms, such as the responsibility to protect civilian populations at risk from atrocity crimes; examine corporate human rights responsibility and the jurisprudence of international criminal tribunals.

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Engages in Alien Tort Claims Act litigation; studies issues related to the forthcoming review conference of the International Criminal Court; acts as legal adviser to the Sudan Divestment Task Force, a project of the Genocide Intervention Project; assists the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Liberia; collaborates with non-governmental organizations on improving prison conditions in Malawi; operates, in collaboration with the Documentation Center of Cambodia, a web site which covers the trial proceedings of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, before which senior Khmer Rouge leaders and others responsible for the atrocity crimes of the Pol Pot era are being brought to justice; sponsors events throughout the year on issues and litigation concerning international human rights and criminal law, including an annual review conference on the jurisprudence of international criminal tribunals.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions



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18. Mar 2008
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