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The Handa Center, together with the Human Rights Resource Centre, the East-West Center, and Udayana University, with the generous support of the U.S. Government and the British Embassy in Jakarta,... Read More
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In 2014, the WSD HANDA Center for Human Rights and International Justice was established at Stanford University as a new center within the Stanford Global Studies Division under the School of... Read More
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The Handa Center is very pleased to announce Professor Katherine Jolluck senior lecturer in Stanford's Department of History, as the newest member of its team. Jolluck joins as a senior fellow and... Read More
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Trial proceedings against former Chadian President Hissène Habré resumed this week at the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC) following postponement very shortly after the July 20, 2015 start date.... Read More
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A new report from Handa Center Director David Cohen and Adjunct Research Fellow Leigh-Ashley Lipscomb finds that Timor-Leste needs a radical overhaul of its judicial system, and there may be an... Read More
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Handa Center Program Associate Jessie Brunner recently published an article on the topic of climate change and human rights in the Stanford International Policy Review. By outlining the multidinous... Read More
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About 25 students from across the Stanford campus gathered in Encina Hall on May 14 to hear Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues Stephen Rapp reflect on his career in global criminal justice.... Read More
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Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay addressed an audience of about 150 Stanford students, faculty, staff, and community members for the Handa Center’s inaugural lecture on human... Read More
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Following a workshop convened at Stanford in January, representatives of the WSD HANDA Center for Human Rights and International Justice travelled to Mexico City in April to continue investigations... Read More
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Investigative journalist Thierry Cruvellier engaged more than 30 Stanford students and community members April 21 for a seminar on Sierra Leone’s trajectory before, during, and following the civil... Read More
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In partnership with Stanford Law School, UC Hastings College of the Law, and the International Federation for Human Rights, the WSD HANDA Center for Human Rights and International Justice convened a... Read More
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The WSD HANDA Center for Human Rights and International Justice officially launched its programming at Stanford University on Wednesday with its inaugural lecture on international justice featuring... Read More
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Trial monitors from the Handa Center's AIJI program in Cambodia were present in the courtroom on 7 August 2014, when the Trial Chamber announced that it had found Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan guilty... Read More
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AIJI Regional Program Coordinator, Christoph Sperfeldt recently published an article in AsiaPacific Issues concerning some of the Handa Center's work in mass media outreach through the Asian... Read More
Trust Fund for Victims members speak at Stanford's Handa Center
On November 1, 2018, the Handa Center for Human Rights & International Justice recently hosted our Annual Lecture on International Justice: a distinguished panel representing the International... Read More