October 5, 2000 - Newswire Release

by Meghan Hurley

Juan Méndez, professor of law and director of the Center for Civil and Human Rights at the University of Notre Dame, is featured in a new book that profiles figures from around the world who have stood up to oppression in the nonviolent pursuit of human rights. A PBS special airing at 7 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 8) will dramatize the stories of these activists.p.

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