Reflections On My Time In Uganda

Monica Cincinnati, OH Reflection I landed Wednesday afternoon in Cincinnati after thirty-eight hours of traveling. My trip home went well, mainly because of a surprise upgrade to business class on Qatar Airways for my trans-Atlantic flight of fourteen hours. I had the opportunity to meet and chat with so many people during the last two … Continue reading Reflections On My Time In Uganda

Working for an International Tribunal

Ronique The Hague Externship The Special Tribunal for Lebanon was set up to investigate the explosion that occurred on 14 February 2005, which killed former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. The same month of the explosion the United Nations secretary-general sent a team to investigate the causes of the explosion. The investigation report recommended setting … Continue reading Working for an International Tribunal

My Externship Experience in Botswana

Patrick Externship Gaborone, Botswana Like my fellow bloggers on Legally Abroad, I came to my summer externship through the Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights (UMI). UMI allows students to spend the summer working with human rights organizations, international judges, human rights attorneys, governmental agencies, or UN bodies through an externship. I have been spending … Continue reading My Externship Experience in Botswana

The Office.

2 months ago, I hopped on a plane across the Atlantic and began my summer internship at the University Institute of Studies on Migration at Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Established in 1994, the institute is filled with researchers and professors in many disciplines including: economics, actuarial sciences, sociology, social anthropology, pedagogy, law, social work, political science, … Continue reading The Office.

Natalia’s Take on IJM

International Justice Mission operates globally to protect persons with limited resources from violence and defend victims of abuse. With 17 field offices in 11 different countries, IJM focuses on various types of human rights abuses such as commercial sexual exploitation, child sexual assault, online commercial sexual exploitation, labor trafficking, police brutality, property grabbing, and citizenship … Continue reading Natalia’s Take on IJM

Work, Worries, and Wisdom about Colombia

Caleb An Interview with Astrid Liliana Sanchez Mejia Bogota, Columbia CALEB: What is your position here at the university? Associate Professor for Legal History and Theory Department, graduated from this university (La Javeriana) C: What fields of study do you focus on? Have you always been interested in Human Rights? Criminal Justice and Violence against … Continue reading Work, Worries, and Wisdom about Colombia