Commissioning Truths: Essays on the 30th Anniversary of Nunca Más

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Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the world's first truth commission, this collection of essays by activists and scholars examines the state of truth and reconciliation as a human rights tool. More
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Language: English
ISBN: 9781370770977
About Robin Kirk

The Duke Human Rights Center @ the Franklin Humanities Institute brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars, staff and students to promote new understandings about global human rights issues. We put special emphasis on issues of gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality, religion, income inequality, the environment and artistic responses in our teaching, programming and outreach. The Center is committed to the goal of social justice as well as the study and practice of accountability and reconciliation. In partnership with the FHI, we see the humanities as an essential frame and launch point for inquiry. Our goal is to foster collaborative, cross-disciplinary and critical thinking about human rights in both local and global contexts. We put particular emphasis on developing undergraduate courses and global experiences as well as sponsoring campus-wide events that encourage awareness and activism on global human rights issues.

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Juan E. Méndez speaks about the Universal Right to Truth as part of ther Commissioning Truths series at Duke University's Human Rights Center

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