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September 2020

Date September 28 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Human Rights in Practice: Fall 2020 Virtual Events: Digital Rights and Discrimination

Please join us for a discussion with Nanjala Nyabola, independent consultant and author, Digital Democracy, Analogue Politics: How the Internet Era is Transforming Kenya, and Maya Wang, China Senior Researcher, Human Rights Watch. The program will be moderated by Aya Fujimura-Fanselow, Clinical Professor of Law (Teaching), and Supervising Attorney, International Human Rights Clinic. This event is part of the Duke Law Human Rights in Practice series organized by the Center for International and Comparative Law and the International Human Rights Clinic. Co-sponsored by the Asian…

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October 2020

Date October 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Two-Part “Right to Housing” Series Session Two: The Fight for Housing

A home is fundamental to the human condition. And yet many people—over time and across the world today—struggle to find, or keep this most basic necessity. What does it mean to assert a right to safe, sustainable, affordable housing? And what are the political, ethical, and existential issues raised by its lack or unattainability? This two-part event (Sept. 24 and Oct. 1) will be moderated by Brian Goldstone, a journalist and anthropologist currently writing a book on gentrification, housing insecurity,…

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Date October 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Fragile Democracy: The Struggle Over Race and Voting Rights in North Carolina

America is at war with itself over the right to vote, or, more precisely, over the question of who gets to exercise that right and under what circumstances. North Carolina is a battleground for this debate, and its history can help us understand why – a century and a half after the ratification of the Fifteenth Amendment – we remain a nation divided on the issue of free and fair elections. Fragile Democracy tells the story of race and voting rights,…

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Date October 13 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Human Rights in Practice: Fall 2020 Virtual Events: Access to Health Care in Prisons During the Pandemic

There are 4 events in the Human Rights in Practice: Fall 2020 Virtual Events series: 9/15/2020 – International Aspects and Impacts of the Black Lives Matter Movement 9/28/2020 – Digital Rights and Discrimination 10/13/2020 – Access to Health Care in Prisons During the Pandemic 10/26/2020 – Torture Victim Protection Act Litigation Speakers for Access to Health Care in Prisons During the Pandemic are: Irmina Pacho and Fabio Amado De Souza Barretto. To join the events, click on the link here…

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Date October 26 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Human Rights in Practice: Fall 2020 Virtual Events: Torture Victim Protection Act Litigation

There are 4 events in the Human Rights in Practice: Fall 2020 Virtual Events series: 9/15/2020 – International Aspects and Impacts of the Black Lives Matter Movement 9/28/2020 – Digital Rights and Discrimination 10/13/2020 – Access to Health Care in Prisons During the Pandemic 10/26/2020 – Torture Victim Protection Act Litigation   Speaker for Torture Victim Protection Act Litigation are: Daniel McLaughlin and Carolina Solano. To join the events, click on the link here (Passcode for the meeting: 898603). This…

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