IHRP News

The IHRP is hiring for two work study positions!

Sunday, August 11, 2019

The IHRP is looking to hire two assistants to join our tight-knit team as part of the UofT Work Study program. Work Study is an opportunity for students to explore careers, gain and strengthen skills, and make a difference in other students’ lives, while earning cash! Positions pay between $16.55 and $19 an hour. 

We are hiring for the following positions:

(1) Research and Communications Assistant 

Op-ed in The Star by IHRP's Vincent Wong on the Importance of Media Freedom in Hong Kong

Monday, July 29, 2019

Yuen Long Attacks

Vincent Wong '13, the William C. Graham Research Associate at U of T Law's International Human Rights Program, has written a commentary in the Toronto Star about recent attacks on journalists in Hong Kong and the broader pattern of violence towards the media ("Attacks on the media in Hong Kong threaten democracy," July 29, 2019).

March Issue of Rights Review

Thursday, March 28, 2019

The March issue of Rights Review is now online! 

Sahar Sayyad (2L) and Seána Glennon (LLM) write about their trip to the 40th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva to watch delivery of the report of the UN special rapporteur (SR) on the right to adequate housing, Leilani Farha. 

April 1st Book Launch & Photo Exhibit Commemorating Rwandan Survivors

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Sexual violence has been used as a gruesome weapon of war for generations. Through intimate testimonials provided by genocide survivors, The Men Who Killed Me project redefines justice and resilience in the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide.

February issue of Rights Review: Rwanda, Nevsun case, and alumni spotlight

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Check out the February issue of Rights Review! The editorial team is very excited about this issue -- we think it might be our best yet.

Launch of the IHRP Bulletin

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

By Samer Muscati

As the Director of the IHRP, I’m constantly amazed by the depth and reach of our research associates’ work in advancing international human rights.

IHRP to intervene in Canada Supreme Court case on corporate accountability

Monday, January 21, 2019

On January 23, 2019, the International Human Rights Program, represented by alumnus Cory Wanless of Waddell Phillips PC (JD 2008), Professor Audrey Macklin, and research associate Yolanda Song (JD 2017), will intervene in an important corporate accountability case before the Supreme Court of Canada. In Nevsun Resources v.