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STATEMENT: 

The Bonavero Institute joins in solidarity with those protesting the killing of George Floyd and insisting that Black Lives Matter. We recommit to working for a world based on the foundational principles of human dignity, equality and freedom asserted more than 70 years ago in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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The Bonavero Institute of Human Rights is a dedicated institute within the Faculty of Law at the University of Oxford. Since October 2017, the Institute has been housed in a new building at Mansfield College. Here it undertakes world-class research in the field of human rights law and fosters public engagement in human rights issues.

As part of its mission, the Institute seeks to integrate human rights research and practice within the Law Faculty and the University more broadly. It is establishing a vibrant community of graduate students, hosts outstanding scholars of law and other disciplines, and collaborates with practitioners engaged in the most pressing contemporary human rights issues around the world. Read our Annual Reports to learn more about our work and community.