Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay reflected upon her history in law and human rights, calling for students to stand up for global human rights during a campus roundtable discussion on Monday.
Alina Utrata ‘17, the first Stanford graduate with a minor in human rights, visited the Handa Center on Tuesday to share her experiences at Stanford and as a master’s student in the UK.
The first film in the Stanford Summer Human Rights Series, “Stink!”, was screened on campus on July 19. The series is part of the Camera as a Witness (CAW) Program, which was founded by Stanford teacher and lecturer Jasmina Bojic eight years ago. The three films that will be shown in the Summer Series are selected from the United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF) archives, according to Bojic.
In response to the recent developments concerning immigration and border control, a “Families Belong Together” rally — one of many nationwide — was held in Mountain View on June 30. People of many different ages and racial backgrounds attended the rally to protest the separation of migrant families at the U.S. border.
Recent Stanford graduate Alexis Kallen ’18 has traveled around the world to gain a deeper understanding of human rights abuses and hopes to pursue a career as an international human rights lawyer.
Let’s start with the basics. If you are middle-aged or a millennial, if you’re middle-class or if your family is on food stamps, if you are any color, if you are gay or straight or anything in between, if you’re sure of the left or if you prefer the right, if you are a citizen…
Stanford’s Global Studies Division received a new grant from Global Studies Division director Jeremy Weinstein to fund a series of five courses aimed at increasing undergraduate exposure to global issues for the 2017-2018 academic year.
International lawyer and prosecutor Karim Khan QC argued that human rights are at the core of Islam in a Thursday talk on campus sponsored by the WSD Handa Center for Human Rights and International Justice.