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Thursday, February 4, 2010

Monday, February 15, 2010

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

The Death Penalty a Bad Idea

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The 2010 spring semester CCHR visiting scholar, Gilberto Marcos Antonio Rodrigues, will present his research on Latin American Perspectives on the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP).…

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Thursday, March 4, 2010

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Human Rights and the Diocese of San Marcos, Guatemala

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As part of the annual remembrance of Monseñor Oscar Romero, the Archbishop of San Salvador, Bishop Alvaro Ramazzini will speak about his experiences and the effects of globalization and immigration in his home diocese of San Marcos, Guatemala.

Later that day, at the 5:15 p.m. mass at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Bishop Ramazzini will give the homily.…

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Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Battle to Justice: International Law vs. National Sovereignty

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The discussion will address complex problems such as the relationship between international criminal law and domestic law; whether those accused of terrorist attacks should be tried under international laws or US domestic law; and the extent to which international law infringes upon national sovereignty?

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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Surviving the “Dirty War”

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Débora Benchoam was a politically active sixteen year old living in Buenos Aires when members of the Argentinian military broke into her home, shot and killed her brother, and took her to prison.

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Monday, September 20, 2010

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Sudan: Peace in the Balance

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In January 2011, southern Sudan will hold a referendum on independence from Sudan. Will this represent a final peaceful resolution to a decades-old conflict or will it lead to new violence and instability in the south, Darfur, and in other parts of Sudan?

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Sudan: North/South issues in the Shadow of the Referendum

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Bishop Daniel Adwok of Khartoum, Sudan and John Ashworth of the Denis Hurley Peace Institute will discuss human rights and other issues in Sudan in light of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) and the approaching referendum on independence.

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Thursday, October 7, 2010

Military Commissions and the Omar Khadr Trial: Questionable Charging Precedents?

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Drawing on his experience in the military, as a lawyer, and from his recent attendance of Khadr’s trial, Prof. Gary Solis will discuss important legal questions relating to murder in violation of the law of war, the admissibility of statements obtained through mistreatment or torture, and the trial of individuals at the time of the alleged offense.…

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Friday, October 8, 2010

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

The Human Rights Situation in Eritrea

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Simon Weldehaimanot, current J.S.D. student, will launch this year’s CCHR Student Speaker Series with a general discussion on the main causes of the human rights situation in his home country, Eritrea.…

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Sunday, October 17, 2010

2nd Annual Irish-American Human Rights Exchange

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The event will bring together faculty and students from two distinguished human rights institutions — the Center for Civil and Human Rights at Notre Dame Law School, and the Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland-Galway.

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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

The Common Good, Corporate Responsibility and Human Rights

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Rev. Oliver Williams, CSC
Associate Professor and Director of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business at Mendoza College of Business

Douglass Cassel
Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil and Human Rights at the Notre Dame Law School

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Wednesday, November 10, 2010