• Coalition letter to the American Psychological Association Council

    Dear Supporters of PENS Annulment, Earlier this week the Coalition for an Ethical Psychology sent the letter below to all members of the American Psychological Association Board and Council of Representatives, in adv...
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  • Science & Innovation policy:Linking Human Rights, Science & Development

    Science & Innovation policy: Linking Human Rights, Science & Development is the title of a piece in  (http://www.scidev.net/en/science-and-innovation-policy/linking-human-rights-sc ience-and-development/...
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  • Science and Human Rights Webinar Series: Coffee for Justice (Recorded Webinar)

    The featured speaker, Dr. Susan Jackels, professor of chemistry at Seattle University, shares her work with the Coffee for Justice Project and discusses the central role that science, specifically chemistry, plays in ...
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  • December 10, Human Rights Day

    In an opinion piece entitle How can we uphold the rights to science (SciDev Net), December 10, 2008, Jessica Wyndham, Associate Program Director of the AAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program state...
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  • Myanmar: author of student movement history still in prison

    Ko Aung Htun, a student, has been in prison since 1998 for writing a seven-volume history of the student movement in Myanmar (Burma). The history showed that since 1900 students have often been active in the movement ...
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  • Robert Quinn & Scholars at Risk to receive the University of Oslo’s 2012 Human Rights Award

    Robert Quinn & Scholars at Risk to receive the University of Oslo’s 2012 Human Rights Award in a ceremony featuring Espen Barth Eide, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway 2012 Torkel Opsahl Memor...
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  • Update: Turkish Chemical Engineer Faruk Yarman has been sentenced

    Dear all:    Faruk Yarman, the Turkish chemical engineer who has been held in the “Sledgehammer,” Conspiracy Trial, was sentenced to 13 years in prison last Friday in a mass verdict in which 33...
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  • Russian Chemist Remains in Jail

    Supporters say Olga Zelenina is unjustly behind bars for giving expert scientific opinion.  Visit Chemical & Engineering News to learn more. You can find the petition, available only in Russian, here: http:...
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  • Science & Human Rights Webinar Series: Coffee for Justice – Chemistry in Service to Small-holder Coffee Producers

    Science and Human Rights Webinar Series: Coffee for Justice – Chemistry in Service to Small-holder Coffee Producers ACS has been at the forefront of highlighting science and human rights issues for over two d...
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  • Letters on behalf of Dr. Abdul Jalil Al-Singace of Bahrain

    Scholars at Risk calls for letters on behalf of Dr. Abdul Jalil Al-Singace of Bahrain September 5, 2012   Scholars at Risk calls for letters following the September 4th High Court of Appeals ruling against Dr...
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  • Petition in behalf of Professor K. Guruz

    Dear all,    The International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies has helped draft a petition in English in behalf of Professor Kemal Guruz, who is unjustly imprisoned in Turkey....
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  • Chemistry Student, Mohammed Salah Mohammed of Sudan, Released from Prison

    Posted on behalf of Scholars at Risk (SAR) SAR welcomes the news that student leader Mohammed Salah Mohammed of Sudan was released from prison on August 10, 2012. Scholars at Risk is an international network o...
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  • Implication of an amendment to the 2013 spending bill for NSF

    The amendment proposed by Jeff Flake (Republican, AZ) would prevent the US National Science Foundation (NSF)  from funding Political Science research projects. Flake's amendment is no different in principle to th...
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  • Secularist Academic, Dr. Kemal Guruz, Jailed in Turkey

    One of Turkey's most prominent academic reformers, Kemal Guruz, was arrested and jailed on June 25th.  The move was condemned by human-rights activists and some Turkish scientists, who say that it is part of a sy...
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  • Annual report  2012 from the Network of Concerned Historians

    The link to the Report is provided by Antoon De Baets from the Network of Concerned Historians: The Annual Report 2012 of the Network of Concerned Historians (NCH) is now available at the following link: http://www....
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  • Engineering for Human Rights: Opportunities, Risks and Responsabilities

    Presentation by Jessica Wyndham, Associate Director of Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program of AAAS. This was a Webcast event on June 13, 2012 co-sponsored by AAAS, Engineering for Change and ASME;...
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  • Scholars at Risk calls for letters on behalf of Mr. Omid Kokabee of Iran

    Scholars at Risk calls for letters on behalf of Mr. Omid Kokabee of Iran May 24, 2012    Scholars at Risk calls for letters on behalf of Mr. Omid Kokabee of Iran, a doctoral student and physicist. SA...
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  • Scholars at Risk calls for letters on behalf of Dr. Abdul Jalil Al-Singace of Bahrain

    Scholars at Risk calls for letters on behalf of Dr. Abdul Jalil Al-Singace of Bahrain April 27, 2012     Scholars at Risk calls for letters in advance of the upcoming April 30th Court of Cassation hearing ...
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  • American Physical Society President condemns Iranian scientist assassinations

    In a recent open Letter -this past February- on behalf of the American Physical Society, President Robert Byer condemned the wave of Iranian scientist assassinations of the last two years. The American Physical Societ...
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  • Physicians for Human Rights (PHR)

    Donna McKay joined Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) in February this year as Executive Director. She was featured by the leading medical journal The Lancet. Listen the interview http://download.thelancet.com/flatco...
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