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June
June 4, 2012
UN Special Rapporteur on Rights of Indigenous Peoples concludes visit to US
James Anaya concluded his first official visit to the US earlier this spring and released a statement on his findings.
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May
May 29, 2012
YouTube Launches Human Rights Channel
The new site will shed light on under-reported stories, uploaded by activists from around the world
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May 17, 2012
White House: more women needed in STEM careers
The White House Council on Women and Girls stresses the importance in diversifying the STEM fields in a new video, 'Girls in STEM'
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May 17, 2012
New Documentary Highlights Issues of Climate Justice
'The Island President' focuses on the Maldives former president, Mohamed Nasheed, and his efforts to address climate change as a human rights issue
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March
March 30, 2012
AAG Human Rights Session mentioned on OHCHR Website
A recap of the AAG's New York panel session featuring Nicholas Kristof, Salil Shetty, and Ivan Simonovic is detailed on the OHCHR-New York website.
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February
February 14, 2012
Recent AAAS SHRC Meeting featured in news article
The January 23, 2012 Science and Human Rights Coalition Meeting is the topic of a recent article in "Chemical & Engineering News"
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February 10, 2012
Social Justice, Media, and Human Rights Track at upcoming AAG Annual Meeting
Two days of sessions, along with appearances by Mary Robinson, Nicholas Kristof, Salil Shetty, and Ivan Simonovic will take place at the AAG's upcoming Annual Meeting in New York.
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February 1, 2012
AAAS Science and Human Rights Report
The January 2012 issue of the AAAS Science and Human Rights Report
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January
January 31, 2012
Supreme Court Rules on GPS Tracking Case
GPS technology and privacy rights are considered in a recent Supreme Court case.
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January 31, 2012
AAAS Documents Villagization in Ethiopia
Satellite imagery is used to confirm reports on the ground.
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