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PHR in Colombia: Supporting Justice and Human Rights through Forensics

10/12/2011

In August, International Forensic Program (IFP) Director Stefan Schmitt and two of the program’s expert consultants, Dr. Robert C. Bux and Attorney Nery Osorio, traveled to Bogota, Colombia as part of their ongoing project with local partner organization EQUITAS to support the independent forensic investigation of cases of forced disappearance and extrajudicial executions.

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Stefan Schmitt Discusses "Day of Disappeared" on BBC

08/30/2011

PHR’s Director of the International Forensic Program, Stefan Schmitt, recently appeared in an interview with the BBC World Service to discuss the UN International Day of the Disappeared.

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Obama’s Attempt to Prevent Mass Atrocities is Positive First Step

08/16/2011

Recently the Obama Administration unveiled landmark legislation which has the potential to strengthen how the US deals with the prevention of mass atrocities and serious human rights violations. The inter-agency Atrocities Prevention Board (PSD-10) aims to close existing gaps in US law and provide new economic, diplomatic, and political deterrents to ensure that the US responds swiftly and unequivocally to all manner of human rights violators.

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Afghan Panel on Human Rights and Transitional Justice

08/12/2011

International Forensic Program (IFP) Director Stefan Schmitt and Program Consultant Zabi Mazoori participated on July 21, 2011, in the 79th “Guftegu”, a public discussion with expert panelists, on “Truth Seeking and Justice in Afghanistan” at the French Cultural Center in Kabul.

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Truth Seeking and the Role of Forensic Science: Conference in Kabul, October 12-14

10/12/2010

Participants are anticipated to come from the different provinces in Afghanistan with a participation of approximately 100 persons representing civil society, governmental and other local and regional authorities.

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