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June 13th, 2012

Stanford undergrad awarded human rights fellowship, heads to Hong Kong

This summer Adrian Bonifacio, one of the recipients of The Program on Human Rights and the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society's 2012 Human Rights Fellowship, will work with the Asian Pacific Mission for Migrants, a non-governmental organization that promotes and defends the rights of migrant workers in Hong Kong. Read more »



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Q&A: Larry Diamond's documentary on democracy activism
The documentary, for which Diamond was a producer, won high praise from critics and leaders like Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The Daily spoke with Diamond about the film’s origins, its critical reception and its future.
Mention of Larry Diamond in The Stanford Daily on February 4, 2013

How Obama Abandoned Bahrain's Democratic Reformers
Larry Diamond: "With the world watching other Middle East hotspots, the country's monarchy has continued suppressing anti-authoritarian dissidents -- and the White House has let it happen."
Mention of Larry Diamond in The Atlantic on January 9, 2013

Burma's Emerging Democracy
Stanford University democracy scholar Larry Diamond recently spent time in Burma meeting political parties, government officials and civil society groups. Author, editor or co-editor of 36 books on democracy, Diamond spoke to The Irrawaddy Reporter Simon Roughneen about the current transition in Burma.
Mention of Larry Diamond in The Irrawaddy News Magazine on July 24, 2012

Stanford announces commencement speakers
Alum Cory Booker, JD '96, mayor of Newark, N.J., will address graduates at Stanford's 121st Commencement June 17, the university announced. In other plans, Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Larry Diamond will deliver a "final lecture" to the Class of 2012 as Class Day speaker June 16.
Mention of Larry Diamond in Stanford University News on February 7, 2012

Marques to lead Program on Human Rights
Stanford's Program on Human Rights (PHR) hired Nadejda Marques as its new program manager, according to a press release from the Freeman Spogli Institute.
Mention of Nadejda Marques in The Stanford Daily on October 6, 2011

Obama ally says torture probe could have prompted CIA 'revolt'
Jenny Martinez, a Stanford law professor and a former defense lawyer at Guantanamo, said she's also concerned that Obama's reluctance to scrutinize policies of the previous administration has made the government less accountable. To ease any concerns that national security officials have about individual liabilty, she said, ...
Mention of Jenny Martinez in San Francisco Chronicle (blog) on September 10, 2011

Stanford students, fresh off the Farm and going global
The Haas Center’s Post-Graduate Fellowship for International Public Service was founded in response to increased student interest in international service over the past decade, and was catalyzed by an initial opportunity presented by FSI's Larry Diamond.
Mention of Larry Diamond in Stanford Report on August 23, 2011

In the Stanford performance of Betrayed, George Packer tells the sad story of Iraqi interpreters and drivers abandoned by the Americans
He'll be discussing the play with author and creative writing Professor Tobias Wolff and philosophy Professor Debra Satz as part of the "Ethics and War" series. His visit to Stanford will be a homecoming for Packer, who grew up around the campus.
Mention of Debra Satz in Stanford University News on May 17, 2011

Debate alone can't extinguish human-rights abuses, Sen says
Stanford professor Debra Satz, director of the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, lauded the economics Nobel laureate Amartya Sen as "perhaps the most powerful voice for restoring an ethical dimension to economics. He’s done an enormous amount to call attention to how people’s lives really go that isn’t visible simply by looking at a GDP point of view," Satz said.
Mention of Debra Satz in The Stanford Daily on May 3, 2011

Egypt conference highlights democratic transition
Panelists included Hoover Institution senior fellow Larry Diamond, history professor Joel Beinin, political science assistant professor Lisa Blaydes, CDDRL visiting scholar Ben Rowswell and CDDRL Program Manager Lina Khatib.
Mention of Larry Diamond in The Stanford Daily on May 2, 2011

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