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CHR 2018 Year in Review
April 11, 2019
In 2018, the CHR completed a number of major projects. The Committee launched web resources on promoting human rights in science, engineering, and medicine and, in its role as Secretariat for the International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies, produced a resource guide, . We invite you to learn more about these activities by reading the Committee’s recently released , which also provides information on its advocacy, events, and awareness-raising projects.
International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims
March 24, 2019
To celebrate the , the CHR is sharing its interview with forensic anthropologist Mercedes Doretti, the Director of North and Central American Programs and Board Member of the (EAAF), which she also co-founded. Doretti and her colleagues collect and analyze physical evidence of human rights abuses (which often includes identifying the remains of victims of grave human rights abuses and returning them to their families), and they regularly present their findings to tribunals and legal mechanisms around the world to secure justice for those whose rights to life and personal security have been violated. Click here to read the interview.