• 2015 Post-graduate Internships

    The Center for Civil and Human Rights has announced post-graduate professional internships for its LL.M. class of 2015. Eleven graduates will serve in key human rights positions at international NGOs and human rights bodies in seven countries.

    More information on this year's internships can be found here.

  • Business and Human Rights

    A United Nations Intergovernmental Working Group convened recently in Geneva to begin drafting a binding instrument on business and human rights. CCHR faculty affiliate Doug Cassel presented at the session and reports on the meeting.

    Read about the UN meeting here.

  • What Would You Fight For?

    Reyam El-Molla, LL.M. ’12, witnessed firsthand the revolution in Egypt. With her country at a crossroads, Reyam is using the legal training she received through Notre Dame Law Schools Center for Civil and Human Rights and its LL.M. program in international human rights law to make a real difference at home.

    Watch Reyam's story in this inspiring video.

  • Research on Religious Freedom

    Under Caesar’s Sword is an effort to discover and draw attention to the ways in which Christian communities around the world respond to the severe violation of their religious freedom.

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  • Research Project Partnership

    The Center for Digital Scholarship (CDS) at Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Libraries has partnered with CCHR to develop a new online research tool that brings together documents from international human rights law and Catholic social teaching.

    Read about the project here.

Featured Student Scholar


Arnold Kwesiga
Ugandan lawyer studies gender and law

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CCHR Video Series


Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C.
on the mission of CCHR and Notre Dame

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Transitional Justice in Chile


Hugo Rojas on
memory and indifference

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