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NYU, Columbia Team Up for Human Rights

NYU, Columbia Team Up for Human Rights

By Jami Tanner, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU and Columbia Law Schools are teaming up to research human rights violations, thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Open Society Foundations.

Lost to History: Covering Conflict in the age of eternal protest

Lost to History: Covering Conflict in the age of eternal protest

By Audrey Deng, Arts Editor

September 28, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Gallatin-hosted gallery "Lost to History" uses photojournalism to recognize the lives of the unseen.

NYU response to UAE travel ban unsatisfactory

NYU response to UAE travel ban unsatisfactory

By WSN Editorial Board

September 21, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Academic freedom is in question in regard to NYU professor Andrew Ross's bar from entering the UAE.

Continued Abu Dhabi labor abuses alarming

Continued Abu Dhabi labor abuses alarming

By WSN Editorial Board

February 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Human Rights Watch reports that labor conditions at NYU's construction projects in Abu Dhabi's Saadiyat Island aren't been monitored closely enough and abuses are still happening.

Transparency needed on drone strike casualties

Transparency needed on drone strike casualties

October 23, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Two new reports officially released yesterday by human rights groups Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have raised grave concerns about U.S. drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan. Among the revelations were six drone attacks in Yemen, which resulted in the death of 82 people, including at least 57 civilian...