By Shaquana Desiderio/ Gallup Independent Staff writer GALLUP—Hannah Rodriguez always dreamed of traveling the world, and when the opportunity came to participate in this year’s Model International Criminal Court Mock trials in Krzyzowa, Poland, she jumped on it. Rodriguez, a junior at Middle College High School, was among eight students in New Mexico to […]
By Kim Burgess / Journal Staff Writer Monday, May 9th, 2016 at 12:02am ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A few days after President Barack Obama’s historic March visit to Cuba, a group of Albuquerque high school students also made a trek to the island nation long closed to the U.S. It was an eye-opening experience for the […]
By Madeline Schmitt Published: May 8, 2016, 10:00 pm Updated: May 9, 2016, 6:49 am ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A group of New Mexico high school students went on a unique trip to a country that’s been off-limits to most for decades. “Actually seeing Cuba was very different from what I had envisioned,” Bryan Metzger, 18, […]
We are pleased to announce that NMHRP is now an official partner of the Model International Criminal Court (MICC). For several years we have been honored to be the only U.S. organization to be invited to participate in the mock trials in Krzyzowa, Poland. Click here to see the other MICC partners.
The newsletter created by the 2015 MICC press team gives a recap of the case verdicts and the students’ experiences. Click here to view the MICC Newsletter!
LAS CRUCES >> Just before Christmas, Laura Martinez’s plans to visit her father in Atlanta abruptly changed. Martinez, a 17-year-old senior at New America School in Las Cruces, had an important interview, closer to home. Martinez learned that she had won an essay contest sponsored by the New Mexico Human Rights Project, and had been […]
Eight New Mexico high school students will be the only Americans to participate next month in the Model International Criminal Court mock trials in Poland, a simulation of the International Criminal Court in The Hague. The students were selected by the nonprofit New Mexico Human Rights Projects (www.nmhrp.org), the one organization in the U.S. invited […]
Rio Rancho – A Cleveland High School student is among eight New Mexico high school students selected to participate in the Model International Criminal Court (MICC) mock trials in Poland next month. James Campell and the seven other students were the only Americans selected for the MICC, a simulation of the International Criminal Court in […]
FARMINGTON — A Farmington High School student is one of eight New Mexico high school students who will travel to Poland as the only Americans participating in an international mock trial program. Farmington High School senior Hannah Faulkner will traveling to Krzyzowa, Poland, to attend the 2015 Model International Criminal Court mock trials from Feb. 17-22. She will be joined by other high school students from Germany, Poland and Israel. The Model International Criminal Court is a simulation of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, located in the Netherlands.