Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) calls for reforms

Renu Mandhane , Chief Commissioner at the OHRC (and former IHRP Director), calls for reforms to immigrant detention system

Media Release

Human rights groups react to news of another death in immigration detention


UN Special Rapporteur Report on Homelessness

IHRP students Rona Ghanbari and David Tortell assisted UN Special Rapporteur Leilani Farha

Alumni Fellowships

April 15th Deadline for International Legal Fellowships for Canadian Lawyers

In partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Samer Muscati (JD 2002) brings a wealth of experience and international perspective to the IHRP


We Have No Rights

IHRP releases report to coincide with World Refugee Day that finds arbitrary imprisonment and cruel treatment of migrants with mental health issues in Canada


Imposing Silence: The Use of India's Laws to Suppress Free Speech

IHRP and its partners PEN Canada and PEN International release report to mark Prime Minister Modi's first year in office

Grant Support

Elton John AIDS Foundation supports the International Human Rights Program


Sending students into the field for over 25 years


the field of international human rights law

The IHRP: Advancing the Field of International Human Rights Law

The International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law enhances the legal protection of existing and emerging international human rights obligations through advocacy, knowledge-exchange, and capacity-building initiatives that provide experiential learning opportunities for students and legal expertise to civil society.

Video Celebrating IHRP's 25th Anniversary