Dept. of Political Science news
The Faculty of Law's student-run Human Rights Working Group rolled up their collective sleeves during a recent letter-writing event aimed at raising awareness of a variety of human rights issues.
Dateline: New Delhi, India. Our intrepid reporter tracks down Madhav Badami as he takes on the problem of India's ever-growing transportation nightmare.
Prior to International Human Rights Day on Dec. 10, Frédéric Mégret, assistant professor of law and the Canada Research Chair on the Law of Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, comments on the Canadian taser controversy.
He's been a leading AIDS researcher since the beginning of the epidemic and a vocal, unflinching activist. He's Mark Wainberg and he's not afraid to speak his mind.
Akbar Ganji, Iran’s most prominent political dissident, is a well-known journalist, author and former Revolutionary Guard turned activist. He spent six years in Tehran’s infamous Evin prison, where he undertook a hunger strike and produced a series of influential political manifestos and open letters calling for the secularization of Iran and the establishment of democracy through mass civil d