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Webinar: Human Rights Advocacy and the Legacy of Sr. Dianna Ortiz

You can watch the recording of a webinar held on May 5, "Human Rights Advocacy and the Legacy of Sr. Dianna Ortiz."

WHAT: A 30-minute webinar on human rights advocacy today and what the legacy of Sr. Dianna Ortiz, OSU, can teach us about our call to stand with survivors of human rights violations and bear witness to the truth. 

WHERE: Watch on YouTube.

WHO: Dan Moriarty, Sustainable Pathways to Peace Program Coordinator, gave the presentation.

Resources from the webinar:

Sr. Dianna Ortiz, OSU: 

Human Rights Advocacy Issue Resources: 

      Racial Justice: 

       United Nations Universal Periodic Review: 

  • MOGC’s article on the recent review of human rights in the United States by United Nations member states and the UN Human Rights Council.  

       Closing Guantanamo:

  • Letter from 24 U.S. Senators to President Biden urging him to close the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay. 
  • Join the National Religious Campaign Against Torture in urging President Biden to close Guantanamo.  
  • Watch the new film, The Mauritanian, about Mohamedou Ould Slahi and his fight for freedom after being detained, tortured, and imprisoned without charge in Guantanamo.  
  • Related: See the new film The Report about the U.S. Senate’s torture report and the CIA’s efforts to thwart it.  

       Earth and Water Defenders: Human Rights and the Environment:



         Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the Jamal Khashoggi murder:

         Myanmar coup and Rohingya genocide: 

        Hong Kong democracy movement:

  • MOGC article on a Georgetown Center for Asian Law report on Hong Kong’s National Security Law.