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Human rights

Experts estimate scenarios for excess deaths in Gaza
Published April 15, 2024
Johns Hopkins civil and systems engineering professor Tak Igusa explains how the research team modeled projections of future casualties from trauma, infectious diseases, and other factors in Gaza
The rules of war and human rights
Published Oct 27, 2023
Human rights expert Len Rubenstein explains how laws governing war apply to health and human rights in the evolving Israel-Gaza conflict
Humanitarian health in Gaza
Published Oct 20, 2023
Frayed health care and an overwhelmed global humanitarian system imperil the health of civilians in Gaza, cautions Hopkins expert Paul Spiegel
Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, guardian of human rights
Published Fall 2019
Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, a Hopkins alum and the former U.N. high commissioner for human rights, has spent decades speaking on behalf of victims of the world's most vile atrocities / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Farmworkers to table
Published Fall 2018
Greg Asbed and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers are changing the lives of Florida's tomato pickers. They're hoping to bring their Worker-Driven Social Responsibility model to other industries. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
2017 MacArthur Fellows
Hopkins alum wins MacArthur genius grant
Published Oct 13, 2017
Food activist Greg Asbed, a 1990 SAIS graduate, co-founded organization to eliminate injustice in Florida's tomato industry
Syrian refugee symposium
Experts mull crisis, solutions
Published Sept 23, 2015
Human rights, public health experts discuss ongoing humanitarian disaster at Bloomberg School symposium