Join us for a speaker event featuring Ambassador Stephen J. Rapp, former US Ambassador-at-Large, Office of Global Criminal Justice, and former Chief Prosecutor at the Special Court for Sierra Leone and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, will discuss ongoing global efforts in national courts as well as before the International Criminal Court for prosecution of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide being perpetrated in Ukraine and their impact. He will also detail current efforts towards establishing a special international tribunal for prosecution of Russian officials for the crime of aggression, options being considered, and the prospects for its establishment.
USC Gould School of Law’s International Human Rights Clinic together with the International Law & Relations Organization and the International Refugee Assistance Project held an event on Oct. 3rd featuring Democracy Defender Sunny Cheung who played a key role as an opposition leader in the Hong Kong protests. He is now in exile in the US and, as Advisor of the Hong Kong Democracy Council, has testified before governments and institutions in the US, UK, EU, Australia and Taiwan calling for democracy and human rights in Hong Kong.
Join a discussion with experts about one of the first comprehensive reports examining the efficacy of anti-sex trafficking law enforcement operations, commonly referred to as "raids," "stings," or "sweeps." Authored by the University of Southern California Gould School of Law’s International Human Rights Clinic, the report centers the voices and perspectives of persons who have been sex trafficked to ask: 1.Whether such operations meet the goals of the 2000 Trafficking Victims Protection Act; and 2.Whether they should remain the primary anti-sex trafficking tool used by the U.S. government.
Panel 1: February 17, 2021 4:00 pm GMT, 11:00 am EST Event Sign Up: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/panel-1-of-the-oxford-conference-on-us-senate-resolution-684-11am-dc-time-tickets-139927473841?fbclid=IwAR3b3eo-RiTYPmLZrZhK_avbdhIjumAg0pu5M46dbDCBADBKNcZkv9lJpC4
Watch a recording of the event here: https://foleyhoag.com/news-and-events/media-center/2020/state-control-of-internet-access-freedom-of-press-and-atrocity-situations
Watch a recording of the Nov. 2, 2020, virtual side event at the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, New York.
Watch the Oct. 9, 2020, discussion on United Nations human rights advocacy concerning Black victims of policy brutality, peaceful protestors and systemic racism in the U.S.
USC Gould's International Human Rights Clinic and Middle Eastern and North African Law Student Association hosted Ms. Olga Kavran, head of outreach at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, Oct. 13, 2020, for a discussion about the death of Prime Minister Rafic Hariri of Lebanon and 21 others.
Film Premiere of "Free Shane and Josh: An Urgent Plea for Compassion"