• Annual Review 2004-2005 

      Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice (Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, 2005)
      Highlights of the 2004-2005 Annual Review include stimulating discussion about immigration and outsourcing with the “Working Borders” conference, supporting the work of the Transnational Worker Rights and Immigration Law ...
    • Unofficial Accountability: A Proposal for the Permanent Women's Tribunal on Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict 

      Terrell, Fleming (The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, 2005)
      The ongoing sexual violation of women during recent conflicts stands in sharp contrast to increasing recognition that rape, sexual slavery, and other forms of sexual violence in armed conflict violate international law. ...
    • Annual Review 2005-2006 

      Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice (Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, 2006)
      Highlights of the 2005-2006 Annual Review include developing a new strategic vision for the Rapoport Center, creating awareness of the relationship between culture and human rights in our “Representing Culture” symposium, ...
    • Orphans' or Veterans? Justice for Children Born of War in East Timor 

      Harris Rimmer, Susan (The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, 2006)
      All over East Timor, one can find “orphans” whose parents still live, and “wives” who have never been married. These labels mask an open secret in Timorese society—hundreds of babies were born of rape during the Indonesian ...
    • Annual Review 2006-2007 

      Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice (Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, 2007)
      Highlights of the 2006-2007 Annual Review include promoting human rights dialogue through conferences addressing women’s rights and U.S. foreign policy, challenging detention policies at Guantanamo and the Texas Detention ...
    • The Path to Gender Justice in the Inter-American Court of Human Rights 

      Palacios Zuloaga, Patricia (The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, 2007)
      In an individual opinion annexed to a December 2006 decision, the President of the InterAmerican Court of Human Rights stated that the case in hand was the first one to ever present the Court with women’s human rights ...
    • Unfulfilled Promises and Persistent Obstacles to the Realization of the Rights of Afro-Colombians 

      Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice (Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, 2007-07-18)
      The Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice sponsored a spring break fact-finding mission to Colombia from March 10-18, 2007 to study Afro-Colombian human rights issues. The trip resulted in a report, "Unfulfilled ...
    • Annual Review 2007-2008 

      Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice (Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, 2008)
      Highlights of the 2007-2008 Annual Review include reporting on Afro-descendant land rights in Brazil, examining impunity in Guatemala, challenging the U.S.-Mexico border wall, raising human rights awareness through performing ...
    • Violence against Women as Sex Discrimination: Evaluating the Policy and Practice of the UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies 

      Edwards, Alice (The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, 2008)
      Violence against women is one of the greatest threats to women‟s equality and equal enjoyment of human rights. Yet, there is no single treaty provision explicitly prohibiting violence against women within any of the eight ...
    • Freedom of Information Act Documentation 

      United States Government (2008)
      This collection of documents was released by the U.S. Government to the University of Texas at Austin School of Law following the Freedom of Information Act request made by Denise Gilman.
    • Freedom of Information Act Request Letter 

      Gilman, Denise (2008-04-11)
      I am seeking the requested information in order to conduct research and writing on the plans for construction of a wall on the Texas/Mexico border with the goal of informing the public, United States policymakers and ...
    • Freedom of Information Act Request Letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 

      Gilman, Denise (2008-04-11)
      I am seeking the requested information in order to conduct research and writing on the plans for construction of a wall on the Texas/Mexico border with the goal of informing the public, United States policymakers and ...
    • Freedom of Information Act Request Letter to U.S. Customs and Border Protection 

      Gilman, Denise (2008-04-11)
      Letter from Denise Gilman, Clinical Professor at the University of Texas School of Law Immigration Clinic, to Mr. Mark Hanson, Acting Freedom of Information Act Director requesting U.S. Customs and Border Protection ...
    • Obstructing Human Rights: The Texas-Mexico Border Wall 

      Gilman, Denise (The Working Group on Human Rights and the Border Wall, 2008-06)
      The Working Group submits these briefing papers to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (the “Commission”) with the request that the Commission consider the violations of human rights taking place through the ...
    • Obstructing Human Rights: The Texas-Mexico Border Wall 

      The Working Group on Human Rights and the Border Wall (The Working Group on Human Rights and the Border Wall, 2008-06)
      The Working Group submits these briefing papers to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (the “Commission”) with the request that the Commission consider the violations of human rights taking place through the ...
    • FOIA Documents Released by the Army Corps of Engineers 

      U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (2008-06-27)
      "You are hereby notified that your offer submitted in response to Solicitation No. ELPUR-08-R-0004 is accepted in the amount of $31,235,828.00."
    • Request for General Hearing on the Texas/Mexico Border Wall 

      Gilman, Denise (2008-08-27)
      I am writing to respectfully request that you schedule, during the 133rd period of sessions of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (the "Commission"), a general hearing on the human rights violations implicated ...
    • Between the Law and Their Land: Afro-Brazilian Quilombo Communities’ Struggle for Land Rights 

      Rapoport Delegation on Afro-Brazilian Land Rights (Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, 2008-09-22)
      This report, Between the Law and their Land, illuminates the current situation of Brazil’s quilombo communities and their struggle for land rights. It first discusses the historical and social context of quilombo ...
    • IAC Reply re: General Hearing on the Texas/Mexico Border Wall 

      Lopez-Garelli, Mario (Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, 2008-09-22)
      I am pleased to address you concerning your note of August 27, 2008, in which you express your interest in attending a hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights during its 133rd ordinary period of sessions ...
    • Kickapoo Statement 

      Anico, Eric (The Working Group on Human Rights and the Border Wall, 2008-10)
      I, Eric Anico, a member of the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas, hereby make this statement of my opposition to the border wall because it will violate the rights of our tribal members in a number of ways.