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Human Rights

Almerindo Ojeda is the director of the UCDavis Center for the Study of Human Rights in the Americas. CSHRA is an academic initiative for the comprehensive study of human rights across the American continent. Its mission is to support efforts to gather information about human rights in our hemisphere, interpret it from cross-disciplinary perspectives, develop appropriate legal instruments, create relevant curricula, and enhance human rights in the Americas through enlightened action. CSHRA was founded in the Spring of 2005 through a generous grant from the UCDavis Office of Research. It is housed within the Hemispheric Institute on the Americas at the University of California at Davis. Currently, CSHRA is carrying out two research projects:


Chair and Bolt

Brain Background
The Guantánamo Testimonials Project
The Neurobiology of Psychological Torture


Here is a selection of Almerindo's papers and editions in the area of human rights.



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