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The ICC’s Afghanistan Decision

April 16, 2019

A Pre-Trial Chamber at the International Criminal Court (ICC) has rejected the Prosecutor’s request, filed nearly 18 months ago, to open an investigation of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan, including of allegations that U.S. forces and the CIA committed acts of torture there.

Read (and hear) from faculty about this recent decision.

Read Alex Whiting's recent piece in Just...

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Media Advisory - The War on Voting Rights

April 11, 2019

The War on Voting Rights
Harvard Kennedy School’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy issues new report outlining current attacks on U.S. voting rights

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The Carr Center for Human Rights Policy has released a report in advance of the 2020 Presidential election outlining the various attacks on the right to vote in the U.S. The report highlights the domestic ‘war on voting rights’ and the policy shifts...

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Hippocratic Oath for a Digital World: Insights From SSIR’s 2019 Data on Purpose Conference

February 27, 2019

Article in Stanford Social Innovation Review  featuring Carr Center Technology and Human Rights Fellow Alix Dunn.

If you're feeling like an idiot trying to navigate the technologies and data that increasingly shape nonprofits' operations and strategies, Alix Dunn with Computer Says Maybe and the ...

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Carr Center for Human Rights Policy announces its 2019 Cohort of Technology and Human Rights Fellows

February 11, 2019

CAMBRIDGE, MA—The Carr Center for Human Rights Policy announced 15 new resident and visiting fellows, an inaugural cohort that will conduct focused research projects on the intersection of new technologies, artificial intelligence, and human rights. The fellows have a wide range of experience in creating policies and structural change through the use of data collection, artificial technology development, and new...

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