International Human Rights Clinic

Margaret Huang, "Human Rights at Home: Police Accountability, the Rights of Refugees and Mass Incarceration"

Margaret Huang, Interim Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, joined students for a discussion about Amnesty International USA’s efforts to “bring human rights home,” highlighting current campaigns on police accountability, refugee rights and mass incarceration.

Participating faculty: 
Claudia Flores

Margaret Huang, "Human Rights at Home: Police Accountability, the Rights of Refugees and Mass Incarceration"

Margaret Huang, Interim Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, will join students for a discussion about Amnesty International USA’s efforts to “bring human rights home.”

Margaret Huang, Interim Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, joined students for a discussion about Amnesty International USA’s efforts to “bring human rights home,” highlighting current campaigns on police accountability, refugee rights and mass incarceration.

Student organization presenters: 
Black Law Students Association
Student organization presenters: 
Human Rights Law Society
Student organization presenters: 
Immigration Law Society

Clinics in Action: International Human Rights Clinic with Claudia Flores & Brian Citro

Date: 
05.10.2016
Location: 
Room V

Clinics in Action:  International Human Rights Clinic. 

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Legal Community Citizenship

Sex, Drugs and Public Health: A Discussion with Anand Grover, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health (2008-14)

Date: 
11.11.2015
Location: 
Room I

What is the relationship between sex, drugs and public health? What role do human rights play in mediating this relationship? Do our moral intuitions align with what's best from a public health perspective? What should we expect from judges and policy makers?

Faculty: 
Brian Citro
Faculty: 
Claudia Flores

International Human Rights Clinic -- Significant Achievements

October 20, 2015

Students in the International Human Rights Clinic were engaged in a variety of work during the 2014-2015 year. Students in the Gender Justice Project participated in a hearing at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, D.C., on the implementation of the landmark decision in Jessica Lenahan (Gonzales) v.

Developing a Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis: Access to Quality TB Diagnostics

Organized by the International Human Rights Clinic and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India at the University of Chicago Center in Delhi, December 2014.

Dr. Urvashi Singh, AIIMS (India)

Hannah Brennan, Public Citizen (USA)

Dr. Reuben Swamickan, USAID (India)

Dr. Kiran Pandey, University of Chicago, Department of Medicine (USA)

Moderated by Dr. Evan Lyon, University of Chicago, Department of Medicine

Developing a Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis: Stigma, Discrimination and Vulnerable Groups

Organized by the International Human Rights Clinic and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India at the University of Chicago Center in Delhi, December 2014.

Allan Maleche, KELIN (Kenya)

Anjali Borhade, Public Health Foundation of India (India)

Prabha Mahesh, Alert India (India)

Dr. Bollineni Keerthi, Vasavya Mahila Mandali (India)

Moderated by Blessina Kumar, Chair, Global Coalition of TB Activists (GCTA)

Developing a Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis: Health Systems and TB Policy

Organized by the International Human Rights Clinic and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India at the University of Chicago Center in Delhi, December 2014.

Dr. SK Sharma, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) (India)

Dr. KS Sachdeva, RNTCP, Government of India (India)

Sandeep Ahuja, Operation ASHA (India)

Dr. Achuthan Nair Sreenivas, WHO (India)

Kerry McBroom, Human Rights Law Network (India)

Moderated by Chapal Mehra, Independent Writer, Researcher and Public Health Specialist

Developing a Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis: Keynote Address by Anand Gover

Organized by the International Human Rights Clinic and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India at the University of Chicago Center in Delhi, December 2014.

Anand Grover, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India and Director, HIV/AIDS Units, Lawyers Collective

Part of the conference "Developing a Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis," organized by the International Human Rights Clinic and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India at the University of Chicago Center in Delhi, December 2014.

Brian Citro on TB, Health and Human Rights and the New Sustainable Development Goals

SDGs Treatment of TB and the Right to Health is Woefully Inadequate
Brian Citro
Health and Human Rights Journal
September 8, 2015

The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have failed to integrate the right to health into the global development agenda.

The proposed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) appear to be an improvement, or at least a thoughtful reaction, to some persistent criticisms of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Among these criticisms was the relegation of TB to a non-enumerated “other disease” alongside mention of HIV/AIDS and malaria in MDG6.

Faculty: 
Brian Citro
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