Projects and Events

HRA holds educational events in the Bay Area to report on each annual session of the UN Commission on Human Rights and on its Sub-Commission, and on other topics of interest such as the relationship between State and Federal Legislation and international human rights. HRA members also speak to community groups, law school classes, and to UN affiliated organizations.

*Mark your calendars!

Thursday, OCTOBER 5 – 5:00-6:15 PM
USF School of Law, Kendrick Hall – Room 103

MARTIAL LAW IN MINDANAO: VIOLATIONS UNDER INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS AND HUMANITARIAN LAW

On May 23, 2017, citing national security reasons, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte imposed martial law on the Mindanao group of islands. About 20 percent of Filipinos call this region home.

What is martial law? How has this affected human rights? How does its imposition violate international law?

Learn from the experts:

  • Terrence Valen Exec. Dir., S.F. Filipino Community Ctr. Pres., Natl. Alliance for Filipino Concerns
  • Kate Joaquin Coord., Intl. Coalition for Hum. Rts. in the Philippines Member, ISA Project

Past events:

The Refugee Crisis

Indigenous Human Rights Day

California Corporate Accountability Project

Juvenile Life Without Possibilty of Parole (JLWOP) Project

Panel: Private Military and Security Companies

Panel: Accountability in Haiti

Human Rights Day 2010: Discrimination and the Right to Food

Current and recent events are also listed on the home page.

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