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Criminal Justice and Human Rights


Flexible Payment Options


20 Weeks

About the Course

This module examining the declaration of Human Rights 1948 and the European Convention of Human Rights 1998. This leads to a discussion on the articles within the human rights and international law and legal instruments. The module will discuss the impact of terrorism on Human Rights.

Terrorist atrocities have caused serious challenges to the principles of human rights set out under the provision of the Universal Declaration OF Human Rights. Human Rights involve the protection of life, prohibition of torture, liberty and security of person, freedom of expression, prohibition of incitement of terrorism, right of a fair trial, freedom of association, privacy rights, and principles of non-discrimination.

Your Instructor

Amber Oquindo MS (HLS)

Amber Oquindo MS (HLS)

Amber is a current Research Fellow and Student Services Director at Global Counter-Terrorism Institute LLC. Amber earned her Master of Science degree in Homeland Security Management from the Homeland Security and Terrorism Institute at Long Island University. Previously, she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science at Pennsylvania State University. She has a strong academic background in Terrorism, including extensive coursework in recruitment, propaganda, radicalization and a focus in the use of social media for self-radicalization. Within her academic career, she has done extensive study and research in the role the media plays into terrorism, the radicalization process and how to identify the signs of escalating radicalization.

Amber is an expert in terrorism, recruitment, propaganda and radicalization. Amber also works with non-profit organizations to promote radicalization awareness, intervention, education and the empowerment of marginalized communities around the world, with an emphasis in the Middle East.

• Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
• Master of Science in Homeland Security Management and Terrorism
• FEMA Certifications in Protecting Critical Infrastructure, National Response Framework, Leadership and Influence, Active Shooter, Incident Command System, and National Incident Management System

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