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Human Rights Center

The Human Rights Center works locally, nationally, and internationally to provide training, educational materials, and assistance to professionals, students, and volunteers working to promote and protect human rights. The Human Rights Center was founded on December 10, 1988, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Center works at the nexus of scholarship and practice in the human rights field, seeking to maximize the effectiveness of human rights advocates.


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Human Rights Library

The Human Rights Library contains more than 65,000 documents in such diverse subject areas as education, refugees and asylum, and military medicine in war.

Click here to learn about our human rights hard-copy file collection.

Human Rights Center
University of Minnesota Law School
Mondale Hall, N-120
229 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Email: humanrts@umn.edu
Phone: 612-626-0041
Fax: 612-625-2011