• Politics of Dignity

    Join us for a moderated panel discussion on the power dynamics that shape the concept of human dignity.

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  • Global LGBTQ+

    CCHR co-sponsors this Student Government film festival

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  • Prosecuting WWII War Crimes

    Dan Plesch, Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, University of London, will present his analyses the work of the 1943-1948 UN War Crimes Commission.

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  • Global Health and Ethics

    Dr. Thana de Campos presents a discussion of the key ethical values in contemporary medicine and health, notably in relation to neglected diseases like malaria, Ebola and Zika.

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  • CCHR Welcomes LL.M. Class of 2018

    CCHR welcomes a new class of international human rights defenders to Notre Dame. 24 lawyers from 17 countries are enrolled in the LL.M. Program in International Human Rights Law.

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  • Hesburgh/King Statue Unveiled

    Father Jenkins speaks at the unveiling of a statue depicting Martin Luther King, Jr. and Fr. Theodore Hesburgh in Chicago, 1964.

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  • Conversations about the police

    PORTALS is a new technology to initiate conversations about policing and incarceration in communities felled by police violence.

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  • Environmental Impact on Indigenous Peoples

    CCHR graduate Rodrigo Costa Sales, LL.M. ’14, is a legal advisor to the Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA) in his native Brazil.

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  • Fighting for Lasting Peace

    Nadiehezka Palencia, LL.M. '16, is featured in Notre Dame's newest "What Would You Fight For" video along with Prof. Doug Cassel, former director of CCHR. The two discuss the historic peace and justice ageements recently signed in Colombia.

    Watch the video 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.

Speaking Truth to Power


Preserving the memory of
a dictator's victims    

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Alumna Appointed


Xiomara Cecilia Balanta Moreno, LL.M. '12,
appointed to Colombian peace tribunal

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CST and Human Rights


The Catholic Social Teaching
Human Rights Research Database

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