Skip to content Skip to navigation

Recent News

Wall that reads "we cry for justice" in maroon graffiti
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
four panelists sitting at a table labeled "DOHA 2012 UN Climate Change Conference" with a blue banner reading the same behind them
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
Stanford students gather around a conference table to listen to Stephen Rapp speak
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
Navi Pillay and David Cohen seated on stage
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
Eleven adults pose for picture in front of glass entrance to a building
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
Thierry Cruvellier sitting at table gesticulating
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
Nine people stand outside of entrance to Stanford Law School
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
Audience looks at front of the room where one man is speaking with a WSD Handa Center poster behind him
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
ECCC building
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
Two part image where left is Facing Justice presenter outside of ECCC and right is attendee's response to interviewer
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

Pages