Human Rights Workshop: Rayhan Asat, “Nowhere to Turn: The Tortured Path to Justice for the Uyghur People”

Thursday, September 2, 2021 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM


Sterling Law Buildings
Yale Law School
127 Wall Street
New Haven
Code: SLB


Rayhan Asat is a human rights lawyer who focuses on international human rights, atrocity prevention, the rule of law, civil liberties, corporate accountability, and international law. She has testified before parliaments around the world as well as before the US Congress on these subject matters. Rayhan advised the World Bank and OECD to design Human-Centered Business Integrity Principles. Currently she’s leading China portfolio of the Atlantic Council’s Strategic Litigation Project. As an attorney and policy advisor, Rayhan’s writing has also been published in many legal journals, and her opinions have appeared in Foreign Policy, The Wall Street Journal, NBC News, The Hill Magazine, and other prominent publications. Rayhan also commented on national and international news programs concerning the atrocities against the Uyghur people.

If you are a member of the Yale community and would like to attend this workshop, please email to request the background reading a week prior to the workshop.

Open To:

faculty, Graduate and Professional, Law, Politics and Society, Panel Discussions and Roundtables, Readings, Staff, Students, undergraduate, Yale Postdoctoral Trainees


World Fellows Program
Phone: 203-432-1910