Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Lowenstein Clinic Students Research the Experiences of LGBT Youth in South Korea

Students from the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic travelled to South Korea as part of their research for a newly released report on LGBT youth in South Korea.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Robina Senior Fellow and U.N. Rapporteur Warns of Mass Atrocity Threat in Myanmar

Tom Andrews, the Robina Senior Human Rights Fellow at Yale Law School, warned that Myanmar could be on the verge of an even greater human rights catastrophe and loss of life than it has seen in recent months.

Thursday, October 7, 2021

U.S. Rights Groups Petition for a Stop to Asylum Seeker Expulsions

A news report describes how the Lowenstein Human Rights Project and others submitted an emergency request to demand the U.S. stop using a public health directive to expel migrants.

Friday, October 1, 2021

Joanne Meyerowitz Analyzes Past Anti-Poverty Campaigns

historian Joanne Meyerowitz spoke at the Human Rights Workshop about how and why anti-poverty efforts increasingly focused on women as the “deserving poor” and the shift’s implications for human rights.

Friday, September 24, 2021

Monique Clesca Reflects on Haiti’s Overlapping Crises

Monique Clesca spoke at the Human Rights Workshop and described the origins of what she considers to be “a deep, profound, almost existential crisis” that has afflicted Haiti for years.

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Human Rights Workshop: Repression and Resistance in Cuba

University of Florida Professor Lillian Guerra discussed the Cuban government’s sustained use of surveillance against its citizens and how that catalyzed the island’s largest protests in decades last July.

Friday, September 10, 2021

Human Rights Workshop: Guantanamo Litigator on Lawyering in a Lawless Space

Baher Azmy, Legal Director of the Center of Constitutional Rights, spoke at the Sept. 9 Human Rights Workshop about representing Guantanamo detainees.

Friday, September 3, 2021

Rayhan Asat Leads Human Rights Workshop on Uyghur Genocide

Rayhan Asat, Yale World Fellow and Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council Strategic Litigation Project, led the Schell Center’s Human Rights Workshop on September 2, 2021.

Monday, August 23, 2021

Perhaps This Is What a Peaceful Transition Looks Like in Afghanistan — A Commentary by Paul W. Kahn ’80

Paul W. Kahn ’80 is the Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities and the Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School.