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CHR Condemns Attacks Against Scientists and Public Health Experts Battling COVID-19 in the United States
July 24, 2020

attacks on scienceAs COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the United States, we are alarmed by reports of widespread intimidation of scientists and public health experts working to combat the pandemic.  Read the CHR’s full statement condemning attacks on scientists and public health experts battling COVID-19 in the U.S.. 


CHR Statement on Structural Racism and Inequality in the United States
June 6, 2020

Holding hands for webAs National Academy of Medicine President Victor Dzau recognized in his Statement on Racial Equity and the Adverse Effects of Racism“(w)e all have a part to play at this pivotal moment in American history and in fueling the change that must follow.”  As an organization that works to promote and protect international human rights, the CHR stands in opposition to racism and inequality and supports those who peacefully protest injustices. Read the CHR’s full statement. 



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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