This fall, J.S.D. candidate Doron Dorfman J.S.M. ’14 introduced a new course called “HUMRTS 104: Introduction to Disability Studies and Disability Rights” to study disabilities and different views of ability in society.
Where the prosecutors labelled Sierra Leonean rebel Issa Sesay an “evil” war criminal, Stanford Law School’s new practitioner Sareta Ashraph saw a man who was indelibly shaped — though not excused — by his violent social context.
Alina Utrata ’16 is one of 40 recipients of the 2017 Marshall Scholarships, which finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. The Daily interviewed her about her journey studying human rights.
The Stanford Global Studies (SGS) Division and the WSD HANDA Center for Human Rights and International Justice recently launched the new Human Rights minor.
Human trafficking and the refugee crisis may seem far away from life at Stanford, but the International Justice Mission (IJM) and UNICEF Stanford are determined to bring them close to home.
His situation, especially in the context of a relatively new Israeli law that allows force feeding hunger-strikers, raises lots of questions about whether there are situations in which state forces should be allowed to force feed individuals who go on hunger strikes if the strike approaches a point where the striker is in imminent danger of dying.
The former U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay gave the inaugural HANDA Center Lecture on Human Rights Tuesday night in Cemex Auditorium. Pillay reflected on her time as High Commissioner and discussed current human rights conflicts around the world.
The Stanford Global Studies (SGS) Division and the WSD HANDA Center for Human Rights and International Justice are working together to offer students a new minor in human rights.