Immigration, Refugee Law, and Disability Rights

On February 23rd, the Human Rights Brief hosted its inaugural Disability Rights Symposium in conjunction with the Washington College of Law’s (WCL) Disability Law Society. The first panel was titled “Immigration, Refugee Law, and Disability Rights” and featured Michael Tan…

Protecting Environmental Defenders

One of the first murders of an defender of environmental rights in 2017 was Isidro Balenegro Lopez, a subsistence famer, activist, and leader among the Tarahumara people.  He was a Goldman Environmental Prize winner in 2005 for his peaceful action…