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Director David Cohen's interview on joint Nuremberg digitization project

In this interview with B'nai B'rith International CEO Dan Mariaschin, Center Director David Cohen discusses the Center’s joint project to preserve and digitize the archives of the post-WWII Nurembe

Director David Cohen's Roland Volunteer Service Prize ceremony

May 12 2021 | |

David Cohen, the director of Stanford University's Center for Human Rights and International Justice, received the

Getting to Good Human Trafficking Data: A Workbook and Field Guide for Indonesian Civil Society

Human trafficking is a gross human rights violation that requires multifaceted and systemic interventions to combat.

Women in Law Compendium Report

The Center for the Study of Humanitarian Law (CSHL) at the Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE), in collaboration with the Center for Human Rights and International Justice at Stanford Univ

Beautiful Justice: Transforming Trauma into Hope after Human Trafficking

Jun 4 2019 | |

In an effort to help those who have experienced the trauma of exploitation, narratives often center on the details of victimization without acknowledging the resilience, agency and strengths of tho

Annual Lecture on Human Rights: Reclaiming the Rule of Law

Jun 3 2019 | |

The “Rule of Law” is in rhetorical vogue. Around the world, it is claimed by democrats and authoritarians alike to validate their actions.

Protecting International Human Rights & Holding Int'l Organizations Accountable Through U.S. Courts

May 31 2019 | |

What recourse do individuals have if their rights are violated by international development projects financed by international organizations?

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.

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.

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.

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.