News and Events
The Human Rights Center's Sexual Violence Program releases a seminal series of new reports today on protecting refugee survivors of sexual violence following wars or natural disasters. Read the reports
on Colombia, Haiti, Kenya, and Thailand, as well as a comparative report
and press release
5/22/13 - Meet our 2013 Human Rights Fellows!
Seventeen UC Human Rights Fellows from six University of California campuses will work with human rights organizations worldwide this summer.
3/15/13 - In the News:
In Huffington Post
blog, HRC's Cristián Orrego calls on Secretary of State Kerry and Salvadoran President Funes to help reunite families torn apart during El Salvador's war.
3/11/13 - In the News:
Kim Thuy Seelinger, Sexual Violence Program Director, and Michelle Ben-David, Graduate Student Researcher, discuss the new dialogue about conflict-related sexual violence in IntLawGrrls
2/26/13 - In the News:
HRC's executive director Alexa Koenig is profiled in Pacific Sun
2/12/13 - In the News: Missing Peace Symposium 2013.
HRC co-sponsors three-day symposium in Washington, D.C. to help shape response to sexual violence.
2/5/13 - In the News:
HRC director Alexa Koenig weighs in on President Obama's policy on drone strikes in US News
2/4/13 - In the News:
The Salvadoran magazine En Busqueda
publishes a piece by Forensic Program Director Cristián Orrego and HRC Research Associate Leila Juzam this month. Read the translation here
1/30/13 - In the News:
Forensic Program Director Cristián Orrego calls on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Salvadoran President Mauricio Funes to help reunite families torn apart by war.
1/23/13 - Event: Waging Peace Director Rebecca Tinsley speaks on Wednesday, 1/23/13, 12:45 p.m. in Boalt Hall, Room 141 on "The Failure to Protect: Why the International Community Allows Genocide to Keep Happening."
12/10/12 - In the News:
2012 Human Rights Fellow Joanna Cuevas Ingram on voting rights and Venezuela
12/10/12 - We Witness: A Panel on Digital Video, Social Media, and Political Protest
11/27/12 - Audio: Human Rights Fellowship information Session