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Upcoming Webinar: Online Disinformation and Human Rights (April 28, 2021 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT)

Nobel Summit Panel Image 2As part of the Nobel Prize Summit, the CHR will host a virtual discussion on April 28 examining the role of digital disinformation and media manipulation in entrenching societal inequalities, driving polarization, and eroding public trust. The speakers will discuss possible human rights-based approaches to countering disinformation online. Register here.

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… 


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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