Trial Monitoring with the Clooney Foundation for Justice’s TrialWatch Project: “Pre-Trial Proceedings Against Maâti Monjib in Morocco Raise Concerns”

Excerpt from the statement drafted by Clinic Student Attorney Pablo Das with TrialWatch: "The Clooney Foundation for Justice and the USC Law International Human Rights Clinic announced today that the Clinic intends to monitor criminal proceedings against academic and activist Maâti Monjib in Morocco as part of CFJ’s TrialWatch initiative. Mr. Monjib was arrested late last year on suspicion of money laundering based on allegations that he received funding from foreign sources that he then diverted for his own use. The charges carry a potential sentence of up to 10 years.

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Ensuring accountability for journalist Omar Radi

In collaboration with the Clooney Foundation for Justice's TrialWatch, IHRC student attorneys Sophie Sylla, Krisha Mae Cabrera, and David Wright worked to focus on countries that weaponize courts against marginalized…

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IHRC and Access Now urge United Nations to address violations committed against Anglophone Cameroonians

LOS ANGELES, March 6, 2018 – The University of Southern California Gould School of Law’s International Human Rights Clinic (USC IHRC) and Access Now, together with legal counsel, Foley Hoag LLP, are urging the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, to address recent human rights violations committed by the Republic of Cameroon against the country’s Anglophone population.

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Former clinic student lands clerkship with special tribunal for Lebanon
Brian Rifkin visits a genocide memorial site in Cambodia in 2011. (Photo / Vinh Dao)

Former clinic student lands clerkship with special tribunal for Lebanon

USC Gould School of Law graduate Brian Rifkin ’11 has accepted a competitive one-year fellowship working with the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Chambers in The Hague.

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