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The Year In Review 2020: RWI Professor Joins the United Nations as Special Rapporteur

This year Gerard Quinn, our affiliated Professor and the previous Raoul Wallenberg Chair of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, was appointed UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The celebrated appointment follows Professor Quinn’s previous roles as … Continue reading » “The Year In Review 2020: RWI Professor Joins the United Nations as Special Rapporteur”

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UN Expert Chris Sidoti on Potential Decision to Designate Myanmar Crisis ‘Genocide’

The UN fact-finding mission on Myanmar released a report last month pointing to the human rights violations committed by government authorities on Rohingya populations in the country. The report finds that “concrete and overwhelming information points to international crimes” which … Continue reading » “UN Expert Chris Sidoti on Potential Decision to Designate Myanmar Crisis ‘Genocide’”

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