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The "Local Turn" in Transitional Justice: Curb the Enthusiasm

Mar 7 2019 | |

Recent years have witnessed a “local turn” in the study and practice of peace-building, international development, and transitional justice (TJ) that has emphasized the importance of local-level kn

Defending Free Assembly in a Digital World: Conversation with UN Special Rapporteur Clément Voule

Feb 13 2019 | | Civil Society Outreach

On January 28, 2019, the Handa Center supported Stanford's Global Digital Policy Incubator (GDPi) in organizing a meeting with Clément Voule, UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Assembly and Associ

Law Versus Power: Our Global Fight for Human Rights

Jan 25 2019 | |

Wolfgang Kaleck, known as Edward Snowden’s lawyer, founded the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) in Berlin in 2007 and is the organization’s General Secretary.

Using Data and Knowledge to Combat Human Trafficking in Brazil

Jan 11 2019 | |

Despite progress in enhancing legal norms, Brazil continues to struggle to develop better counter-trafficking policies and to improve resource allocation, monitoring and evaluation concerning inter

The Rosenburg Files: German Elite after 1945 and their Nazi-Past

Jan 11 2019 | |

After the end of the second world war, Germany went through an ambitious De-Nazification process.

Space Law and Human Rights: an Exploration of Regime Interactions on the Final Fronteir

Jan 11 2019 | |

In a 21st century war, belligerents are likely to attempt to deny their adversaries the use of space assets.

Facing Justice: Episode 59

In this new batch of 6 weekly episodes, ‘Facing Justice’ covers the announcement of the trial judgment in Case 002/02 at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), the second and

Facing Justice: Episode 58

In this new batch of 6 weekly episodes, ‘Facing Justice’ covers the announcement of the trial judgment in Case 002/02 at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), the second and

Interpretations of Article 156a of the Indonesian Criminal Code on Blasphemy and Religious Defamation (A Legal and Human Rights Analysis)

While in many countries blasphemy has either been removed from the criminal codes or is now rarely prosecuted, the situation in Indonesia is different.

Facing Justice: Episode 57

In this new batch of 6 weekly episodes, ‘Facing Justice’ covers the announcement of the trial judgment in Case 002/02 at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), the second and

Facing Justice: Episode 56

In this new batch of 6 weekly episodes, ‘Facing Justice’ covers the announcement of the trial judgment in Case 002/02 at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), the second and

Facing Justice: Episode 55

In this new batch of 6 weekly episodes, ‘Facing Justice’ covers the announcement of the trial judgment in Case 002/02 at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), the second and

Justice for Victims: Lessons from the International Criminal Court

Nov 12 2018 | |
Join the Handa Center for Human Rights & International Justice for our Annual Lecture on International Justice: a distinguished panel representing the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) Trust Fu

Another Trial, A review of Case 002/02: the second trial of Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

Nov 9 2018 | Cambodia | Trial Monitoring

The WSD HANDA Center for Human Rights and International Justice at Stanford University, in partnership with the East-West Center (EWC), recently published a comprehensive report on proceedings at E

'Facing Justice' - Episode 54

In this new batch of 6 weekly episodes, ‘Facing Justice’ covers the announcement of the trial judgment in Case 002/02 at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), the second and

Domestic Sex Trafficking of Children in Brazil

Nov 5 2018 | |
The trafficking of children for sexual exploitation in Brazil is both devastating to their health and well-being, and a gross violation of their human rights.

Contemporary Challenges in Ending Violence against Women and Girls: Preventing and Responding to Online Attacks

Oct 22 2018 | |
In today’s digital age, the Internet and other technologies are rapidly creating new social digital spaces and transforming how individuals meet, communicate, meanwhile reshaping society as a whole.

Domestic Sex Trafficking of Children in Brazil

The trafficking of children for sexual exploitation in Brazil is both devastating to their health and well-being, and a gross violation of their human rights.

Getting to Good Human Trafficking Data: Assessing the Landscape in Southeast Asia and Promising Practices from ASEAN Governments and Civil Society

Over the past two decades, tremendous progress has been made in raising awareness of human trafficking, enhancing relevant legal norms, and ensuring more robust care for survivors.

Towards an Evidence Based Approach to Combating Human Trafficking: Lessons from the Movement

May 15 2018 | |

Despite tremendous progress in raising awareness of human trafficking, enhancing relevant legal norms, and ensuring more robust care for survivors, the anti-trafficking movement continues to

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