Putting universal human rights standards into practice

by Genny Plumptre This summer, I worked as a legal intern at the National Human Rights Council of the Kingdom of Morocco (CNDH),...
September 7, 2022

An End-of-Summer Reflection

By Charlotte Ridsdale: Blog Post #2 As the summer comes to a close, I would like to reflect on my time as an...
September 2, 2022

Reflections at the end of my internship

by Vidish Parikh – BLOG 2 – 2022/08/29 The end of my internship this August brings about mixed feelings. I noted a couple...
August 31, 2022

Reflections halfway through my internship — law and policy

Vidish Parikh – BLOG 1 – 2022/07/20 As I reflect now, halfway through my internship I realize more than ever that policy and...
August 31, 2022

Reflecting on Human Rights Work

by Bella Harvey Reflecting on my experience this summer, I think that human rights work can take many forms, from raising awareness to...
August 30, 2022

A Forum for Human Rights

by Bella Harvey This summer, I am grateful to have had the opportunity to work with the Forum for Human Rights (“Forum”), which...
August 30, 2022

No room for siloes in human rights work

By Catherine Dunne When I applied to McGill’s International Human Rights Internship Program, I was very interested in working for a Canadian organization....
August 30, 2022

Sovereignty and Justice

By Hannah Reardon Last week I had the immense privilege of attending the Cree Justice Department’s annual team gathering. For the first time...
August 29, 2022

Stage à la CDPDJ – De ces individus qui m’ont marquée

Par Yasmine Amar Comment synthétiser trois mois de travail ardu, de rencontres enrichissantes et d’apprentissage constant en quelques lignes seulement? Voici la question...
August 29, 2022

Waiting for Judgments from the ECOWAS Court

By Cassandra Betts It's a warm Wednesday morning in July, and six of us are gathered in the upstairs conference room, anxiously fiddling...
August 29, 2022

On Privacy(ies)

By Angela Yang When the Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health[1] decision officially came down, I was knee-deep in a project at the Citizen...
August 28, 2022

Walking With History

By Nicolas Kamran On my twenty-first birthday, I saw a man go to prison. I parsed through our client’s criminal record again as...
August 27, 2022