Posts Tagged ‘New York University School of Law’

Protecting Human Rights Defenders from Reprisals: crucial issue with timely article and side event on 24 September

September 20, 2013

Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law at New York University School of Law, and former UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions wrote a piece on one of the most crucial topics facing human rights defenders at the moment and which has figured regularly in this blog: the issue of retaliation or reprisals against those HRDs who cooperate with the Un and their Rapporteurs.  Read the rest of this entry »