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CHR Portrait Exhibit: Advancing Rights and Freedoms: Science, Human Dignity, and the Nobel Prize
April 8, 2021 

Nobel from Home PageIn connection with the Nobel Prize Summit, the CHR has produced a portrait exhibit, which can be explored virtually, celebrating some of the many significant contributions Nobel Laureates have made in support of human rights worldwide. The activities highlighted in this exhibit range from Denis Mukwege’s work to provide medical care for survivors of sexual violence to Yuan T. Lee’s efforts to call attention to the human rights implications of climate change. Read more… 
 

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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