Berkeley Human Rights Center Awarded $1 Million for Investigating War Crimes

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For more than 20 years, UC Berkeley's Human Rights Center has conducted investigations in more than a dozen countries including Iraq, Rwanda, the former Yugoslavia and the United States. The center helped uncover a mass grave of hundreds of Kurdish victims that was used as evidence in the prosecution of Saddam Hussein. On Thursday, the center was recognized with a $1 million award from the MacArthur Foundation to continue its work and expand its efforts to combat sexual violence in conflict zones.

Guests:

Eric Stover, faculty director of the Human Rights Center at UC Berkeley, School of Law

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