Centre for Human Rights Research News Archive
August 9, 2021 —
New online platform to foster a dialogue surrounding Indigenous rights and human rights on the prairies and northwestern Ontario
June 7, 2021 —
Honouring the 2021 graduating class of students from all three programs housed at the Faculty of Law
May 19, 2021 —
The Canadian Journal of Human Rights: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Law and Policy, edited by Professor Donn Short with the help of law student editors, has just published Volume 9, Number 1, now available online.
April 16, 2021 —
All are welcome to attend a screening and panel event exploring Land Back.
March 22, 2021 —
On World Water Day, what does water mean to you?
Ottawa Citizen Op-Ed: Gunn and Neve: Canada mustn’t wait any longer to implement the UN declaration on Indigenous rights
March 11, 2021 —
Bringing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to life in Canada has been a long time coming. Close to four decades in fact, a staggeringly long time for such a crucial human rights concern.
March 9, 2021 —
Until within the last few years, very little research had been done on perpetrators of genocide, and so far, there has certainly not been any books published on how to do such research. Perpetrators were caught, brought to trial and locked away, but no one looked too closely at why they did what they did or circumstances contributing to their emergence – until recently.
February 18, 2021 —
When Isha Khan was a philosophy student debating ideas in the University of Manitoba’s Arts lounge or procrastinating in the nearby video game arcade, she had no grand plan for her career. Today, Khan is the chief executive officer of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.
February 10, 2021 —
Kjell Anderson, assistant professor and Director of the Master of Human Rights program at UM, discusses
February 8, 2021 —
Australian Indigenous activist-turned-academic Prof. Megan Davis has more than two decades of work with the United Nations under her belt