How the Syrian Government Targets Health Workers for Arrest, Detention, and Torture
This event marks the launch of the newest Physicians for Human Rights report, My Only Crime Was That I Was a Doctor.
Film Screening and Q&A—When We Walk
Living with a severe form of multiple sclerosis, filmmaker Jason DaSilva—who will be present for a Q&A at this screening—examines the national healthcare crisis as he tries to be closer to his son who lives 2,000 miles away.
The Story of the First Two Nations to Pass Landmark Disability Rights Law
Three Latin American advocates discuss Peru and Colombia recently becoming the first countries in the world to fully recognize the right of every person to exercise their legal capacity.
Film Screening and Q&A—4th Republic
The star of a new political thriller exploring the reality of Nigeria’s elections will be present for a screening and Q&A.
Film Screening and Q&A—College Behind Bars
College Behind Bars, a new documentary by Lynn Novick, tells the story of a dozen incarcerated men and women in one of the most rigorous—and successful—prison education programs in the United States.
Who Owns the Ninth of November?
Kristallnacht and the fall of the Berlin Wall both took place on November 9, in 1938 and 1989 respectively. What does the culture of remembrance mean for German society, and for others?
Protecting the Rights of Children in the War on Drugs in Latin America and the Caribbean
A panel of experts will discuss a new report exploring the intersection of incarceration, drug policy, and children’s rights.
Film Screening—Building the American Dream
Chelsea Hernandez’s new film documents the movement fighting abuse of immigrant labor in the Texas construction industry.
Women Incarcerated in the Americas Demand Sweeping Changes
Between 2000 and 2017, the female prison population worldwide increased by 53 percent, driven by minor nonviolent drug offenses. A panel of advocates and policymakers explores what can be done to reverse the trend.
Building Power: Women’s Leadership in the Fight for Justice, Democracy, and Fair Work
Women are on the frontlines of the fight for a fair global economy. A panel of women leaders will explore how their efforts can be better supported.