IHRC report outlines concerns about ‘killer robots’


Harvard Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic and the independent human rights organization Human Rights Watch have authored a report titled “Losing Humanity: The Case Against Killer Robots.” The report, released Nov. 19, argues that governments should pre-emptively ban fully autonomous weapons because of the danger they pose to civilians in armed conflict.

Docherty in Reuters Blog: international cluster bomb ban a milestone, but there’s a long road ahead

HLS Lecturer and Clinical Instructor Bonnie Docherty ’01

Harvard Law School Lecturer on Law Bonnie Docherty ’01 recently wrote a post for Reuters’ “The Great Debate UK” blog, as the first international cluster bomb treaty entered into force. Docherty is also a clinical instructor in the International Human Rights Clinic at Harvard Law School and a senior researcher in the Arms Division at Human Rights Watch.