Bernard Rapoport, a Waco businessman who was active in higher education, politics, human rights and philanthropy, died Thursday, April 5.
The United Nations (U.N.) Human Rights Council has endorsed the nomination of Ariel Dulitzky, a clinical law professor at the University of Texas School of Law, to a five-person Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances.
Third Annual Lozano Long Conference Explores Theme of Fear and Understanding Violence in Latin America
Event: "Republics of Fear: Understanding Endemic Violence in Latin America Today" When: Thursday and Friday, March 4-5, registration begins at 8:30 a.m., with opening remarks at 9 a.m. Where: Santa Rita Room, Texas Union 3.502 Background: The third annual Lozano Long conference will host panels on topics such as gender violence, human trafficking, forced migration,… » Continue Reading
VIDEO and PHOTO SLIDESHOW University of Texas at Austin senior Dance major Elissa Marshall decided to become a dancer around age 9 after seeing a friend perform in "The Nutcracker." "I started dancing really because I wanted to be on a stage in front of an audience," said Marshall. "I kept dancing, though, because of… » Continue Reading
In response to its claim that the Texas-Mexico border wall violates human rights law, The University of Texas Working Group on Human Rights and the Border Wall has been granted a general hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.
Rapoport Center Hosts Film Screening and Panel Discussions to Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Chilean Coup
The Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice and the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection at The University of Texas at Austin will present two events on Sept. 11 and 12 to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Chilean coup d'etat and to honor the donation of Joyce Horman's archives to the Benson Collection.