Lana Baydas

Lana Baydas, Ph.D., is the senior program manager at the ABA Center for Human Rights. She has authored and coauthored several  publications on human rights, closing civic space, and gender equality and holds a Ph.D. and LL.M. in public international law from the University of Glasgow in Scotland.

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AI and autonomous weapons arms transfers

By: Bryanna Rainwater & Lana Baydas

A lack of consensus among states regarding the regulation of AI weapons is an opportunity for rights groups to use international human rights law to push for clear ...


Pushing back against the normalization of COVID-19–related state of emergency restrictive measures

By: Lana Baydas & Marissa Jaime Priceman & Sally Alghazali
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It is time for governments to rescind repressive measures and laws, and to ensure the inclusion of civil society actors in response to pandemic recovery efforts.



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