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Norway conference for webResearch and Human Rights
An International Conference Hosted by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters 

On September 26, 2019, the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters hosted an international conference, Research and Human Rights, to highlight the importance of incorporating a human rights perspective into academic research and to address situations in which academic freedom is under attack. The conference brought together scholars from across disciplines to speak on various topics within this context. In her role as Executive Director of the International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies, Dr. Everly presented on the topic of national academy engagement in human rights activities.  Read more...   

 

Sudan Protest 2019 with borderDefending Health & Human Rights in Sudan
A Conversation with the Sudanese American Physicians Association & Physicians for Human Rights

After civilian protests against political and economic conditions erupted in Sudan in December 2018, reliable sources reported disproportionate, and frequently deadly, force by Sudanese authorities against peaceful demonstrators. Sudanese health professionals, and the larger scientific and academic communities, were under particular threat, often related to their attempts to engage in their legitimate professional work, such as providing medical care without discrimination. The CHR recently spoke with Shaza Elmahdi of the Sudanese American Physicians Association and Michael Payne of Physicians for Human Rights about their efforts to respond to the human rights crackdown in Sudan, particularly with regard to attacks on medical neutrality.  Read more... 

 



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Turkish Political Scientist Released from Prison 
 
 
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Dual U.S.-Turkish Physicist Released from Prison 
 
 
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Sudanese Scientist Released from Detention 
 
  
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