NELSON INSTITUTE DIRECTOR’S STUDY LOOKS AT HUMAN RIGHTS APPROACHES IN LIBERIA, SIERRA LEONE

October 3, 2006

HARRISONBURG—In a just-published article in the inaugural issue of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Rights Law, Dr. J. Peter Pham, Director of the Nelson Institute for International and Public Affairs at James Madison University, examines the sharply different approaches that non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other civil society groups took towards human rights advocacy during the search for peace and the transition back to constitutional government in the West African republics of Liberia and Sierra Leone.

The text of Dr. Pham’s article, “ Liberia and Sierra Leone: A Study of Comparative Human Rights Approaches by Civil Society Actors,” is available by clicking here.