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* Minerva Center for Human Rights

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv University
(Established 1995)


Dr. Leora Bilsky
Faculty of Law
Tel Aviv University
Ramat Aviv
Tel Aviv 69978
Tel: +972-3-6407056
E-mail : bilskyl@post.tau.ac.il
Internet: http://www.law.tau.ac.il/Eng/?CategoryID=311

Dr. Re'em Segev
Faculty of Law
The Hebrew University, Mt. Scopus
Jerusalem 91905
Tel: +972-2-5882575
E-mail: reem.segev@mail.huji.ac.il
Internet: http://law.huji.ac.il/eng/merkazim.asp?cat=2570&in=1943

Chairman of the Advisory Council

Prof. Dr. Anne Peters
Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches öffentliches Recht
und Völkerrecht
Im Neuenheimer Feld 535
D-69120 Heidelberg
Tel.: + 49 (0) 6221 482 307
Fax: + 49 (0) 6221 482 494
E-Mail: apeters-office@mpil.de

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* Fields of research/Forschungsgebiete

The Center's main focus is local and regional human rights issues. Broader comparative theoretical issues not directly linked to Israel and the Middle East also constitute part of the Center's agenda.
Regionale Menschenrechtsfragen und überregionale komparative theoretische Themen zu Fragen der Menschenrechte.
* Key Words

Social, economic and cultural rights, minority rights, freedom of speech, civil society and human rights, human rights during transitions to democracy, hate crimes, human rights in Israeli law
* Research activities and objectives

The Center's goals are: To support research by both students and senior academics on human rights; To provide information to the local and international human rights community by building a bibliographical database and documentation center, accessible via the internet, on local and regional human rights issues; To provide a forum for the exchange of ideas on human rights issues between students, scholars, human rights activists and policy-makers from Israel and abroad; To promote interest in human rights issues in the academic community and at large.