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Georgetown Law Students Advocate for the Protection of Uyghur Refugees

May 6, 2024 Original Content

On April 16th, a group of Georgetown Law students was invited to the United States Capitol for a reception launching a revitalized Congressional Uyghur Caucus. This opportunity to convene with the Co-Chairs of the caucus, other Members of Congress, and the Uyghur activist community came on the heels of months of student advocacy for the protection of Uyghur refugees under the guidance of leaders of the Human Rights Institute.

Soledad García Muñoz Joins Georgetown Law as the Drinan Chair in Human Rights

October 30, 2023 Original Content

The Human Rights Institute is thrilled to welcome Soledad Garcia Munoz to Georgetown Law as the 2023-2024 Robert F. Drinan, S.J., Chair in Human Rights! García Muñoz has just concluded two terms of exemplary service as the inaugural Special Rapporteur on Economic, Social, Cultural, and Environmental Rights for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.