• Human Rights and the U.S.

    Join us for a discussion on U.S. adherence to international human rights norms.

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  • Fight Against Human Trafficking

    Martina Vandenberg reviews new strategies that prove effective in the fight against forced labor worldwide.

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  • Torture and Forgiveness

    Take part in a conversation with Mohamedou Ould Slahi, author of Guantánamo Diary, as he joins us by videoconference from his native Mauritania.

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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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  • 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.

Prizes Announced

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CCHR announces writing prizes
for scholars and ND students    

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Alumna Appointed

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

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CST and Human Rights

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The Catholic Social Teaching
Human Rights Research Database

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