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Student Reflections from the National Assembly of Victims in El Salvador

January 12, 2018

The Massacre of El Mozote: 36 Years of Struggles for Truth and Justice

January 3, 2018

Monument to the victims of the massacre of El Mozote. Photo: Ernesto Zelaya, Wikimedia Commons

UWCHR Sues Dept. of Defense Under FOIA, Seeking El Salvador Records

December 13, 2017

New York Review of Books Chronicles UWCHR’s El Salvador Research

December 7, 2017

In 2017, UWCHR’s research regarding Ochoa Pérez’s command of Salvadoran Army units implicated in war crimes was chronicled by journalist Jonathan Blitzer in the New York Review of Books.

Office Hours: Prof. Gunnar Almgren on Trump’s Health Care Executive Orders

November 7, 2017

Addressing Human Rights at Home: Annual Report 2016-2017

October 16, 2017

UW President Ana Mari Cauce reacts as Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson jokes at the Center for Human Rights Annual Celebration in May. (Photo: Nate Gowdy)

Rethinking Punishment: Holding Space for Restorative Justice

October 6, 2017

IPP facilitators and community members participate in a restorative justice circle training in Seattle. Photo: Insight Prison Project

Cited Podcast: The Story Behind America’s Mass Incarceration Experiment

September 28, 2017

Don’t Ask, Do Tell: Local Law Enforcement Collaboration with ICE/CBP

September 25, 2017