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Human Rights December 05, 2019
Visiting the Traumatic Legacies of War
Ben Schrader, project researcher for the Vietnam Legacies Project, reflects on his recent visit to Viet Nam and humanitarian activism and advocacy related to impacts of the Vietnam War.
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Human Rights November 29, 2019
Spring 2020: Human Rights Opportunities for Students & Recent Grads
Interested in learning more about upcoming student opportunities? Check out a few exciting workshops, trips and courses that will explore social, cultural, and economic human rights challenges.
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Human Rights November 22, 2019
So you want to be an autocrat? Here’s the 10-point checklist
Scholars say countries across the globe are experiencing a rise in autocratic rule, with declines in democratic ideals and practice. Compared to traditional autocrats, today's would-be autocratic leaders are smarter, more resilient and can adjust their methods to take account of new developments, like modern technologies and a globalized economy. The following list contains some of the newest tactics used by would-be authoritarians.
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Human Rights November 15, 2019
What Comes Next? Graduate Programs, Workshops, & Opportunities for Human Rights Studies Students

Many University of Dayton seniors are interested in continuing their human rights education beyond graduation. Learn more about a few of the innumerable human rights, development and peace studies graduate programs and opportunities offered around the country. 

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Human Rights November 08, 2019
Reimagining Social Justice through the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Jameela Henderson and Davis Schwartz, third-year students in the University of Dayton School of Law, share their takeaways from Opal Tometi’s keynote presentation on the Black Lives Matter Movement at the Social Practice of Human Rights Conference (SPHR) 2019. 

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Human Rights October 31, 2019
Seeking to Restore Human Dignity on US-Mexico Border
Alysa Medina, a University of Dayton third-year law student, attended the Human Rights in Central America panel at SPHR 2019. She shares her takeaways from the panelists’ conversation concerning the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Human Rights October 24, 2019
Syrian refugees in Turkey are there to stay, at least for now
Almost 4 million Syrian refugees live in Turkey, which has taken noteworthy steps to integrate them into the country in the past five years. Will Turkey now try to force those refugees back to Syria?
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Human Rights October 17, 2019
Technology and the Second Wave of Social and Political Movements
Cali Anne Cleaves, a University of Dayton law student, shares insights from global social activist and academic Zeynep Tufekci’s Social Practice of Human Rights 2019 keynote address on technology’s role in the Hong Kong protests and the future of contemporary social movements.
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Human Rights October 07, 2019
My Summer as a Business and Human Rights Resource Centre Intern
Ryan Scott, a University of Dayton undergraduate student, reflects on his experience as the UD Human Rights Center's first intern with the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre in New York City.
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Human Rights September 25, 2019
Trump scorns United Nations as tensions with Iran flare over Saudi oil attacks
Trump addresses Iran in his recent speech to the UN General Assembly, but his lack of a call for a response to recent attacks breaks with presidential history. This article was originally published on The Conversation.
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