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CHR 2020 Year In Numbers 
January 26, 2020
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The CHR has produced an infographic, Year in Numbers, that provides a snapshot of the CHR's casework and awareness-raising efforts in 2020. These achievements would not have been possible without the support of members of the National Academies and the wider scientific and human rights communities. 

CHR Webinar on Health Inequities, Human Rights, and COVID-19
November 30, 2020

Vaccine Communities of color in the United States have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, reflecting deeply entrenched health and social inequities in the country. The CHR gathered experts for a conversation exploring this health and human rights challenge, as well as strategies to confront it, including through priority access to COVID-19 vaccines. View the webinar here

Online Guide for Scientists, Engineers, and Health Professionals Under Threat

Confronting Rights Abuse with white borderTo help empower colleagues undergoing rights abuse, along with their families and other supporters, and to assist them in obtaining justice, the CHR has produced Confronting Human Rights Abuses: A Guide for Supporting Scientists, Engineers, and Health Professionals Under Threat. This e-guide, specifically tailored to scientists, engineers, and health professionals, includes information on international human rights norms and complaint mechanisms, advocacy tools and strategies, and assistance providers.





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Australian-British Political Scientist Released from Iranian Prison
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Iranian Physicist and Engineer Released from Prison
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Venezuelan Surgeon Released under Presidential Pardon
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