• New Hope for Colombia

    Douglass Cassel will discuss his role in negotiating a justice agreement, as well as the prospects for peace and justice, in Colombia.

    Read more about this special event here.

  • The Holocaust in a Global Context

    This special series of lectures, films, and gallery talks commemorates the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

    A full schedule of events can be found here.

  • 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.

  • Speak Up! for Global Religious Freedom

    CCHR supports this student design competition, meant to bring attention to the systematic and violent persecution of religious groups around the globe.

    More information 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.

  • CCHR Welcomes Class of 2016

    The Center for Civil and Human Rights welcomes its new class of international human rights lawyers for the 2015-16 academic year.

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

  • 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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Featured Alumnus


Tae-Ung Baik, LL.M. 2000, J.S.D. 2009,
named to UN Working Group

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Yara Sallam Freed


Yara Sallam, LL.M. '10, has been
released from Cairo jail

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Featured Event


The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem
visits Notre Dame

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