A Resounding Win for Corporate Accountability at the SCC! Nevsun v. Araya Ruling Released

Monday, March 2, 2020

On February 28, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Nevsun Resources v Araya et al. The plaintiffs in this case are Eritrean refugees seeking to hold Vancouver-based mining company Nevsun Resources Ltd.

November Issue of Rights Review

Friday, November 29, 2019
IHRP Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Working Group

The final issue of Rights Review for 2019 is now available! 

Abdullah Khan (1L) had the opportunity to sit down for an exciting interview with IHRP Alumna Ashley Major. Ashley shared her journey to law school, her interests while studying at the Faculty of Law, and her post-graduate experience. She also provided insight into her research on the Yazidi Genocide. 

October Issue of Rights Review

Thursday, October 31, 2019
Map displaying the 2019 IHRP Summer Fellowships

The October issue of Rights Review features stories from some of our 2019 summer fellows, who worked with a variety of organizations around the world. They share their most memorable moments, challenges they faced, and advice they would offer students considering an IHRP fellowship.

With contributions from Adil Munim (3L), Isaac Gazendam (2L), Joshua Eisen (2L), Liam Turnbull (2L), Michelle LaFortune (2L), Spencer Nestico-Semianiw (2L), and Teodora Pasca (2L).

September Issue of Rights Review

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
The Toronto team presenting during the DVC Summit, hosted at The University of Hong Kong’s Faculty of Law

We’re thrilled to share our first issue of Rights Review for the 2019-2020 academic year! 

Amitpal Singh (2L) and Milica Pavlovic (2L) detail the work of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law’s chapter of the Digital Verification Corps (DVC). They share their experience conducting research and presenting their findings with their team at the third annual DVC Summit at the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law. 

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).