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Friday, December 14, 2018

David Phillips, Director of the Program on Peace Building and Rights at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights, speaks with John Metaxas on today’s latest threats by Turkish President Erdogan to invade eastern regions of Syria. The threat puts at risk U.S. forces who are maintaining bases in the region in alliance with Kurdish forces engaged in the fight against the Islamic State. Phillips calls for the U.S.

Monday, November 26, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights (Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Program) is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the International Summer Program on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Policy, in cooperation with the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race (CSER). The Program was run out of CSER from 2013-2017.

By Juana Lee
Thursday, November 15, 2018
By James Courtright
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Monday, November 12, 2018

Sexual and gender based violence refers to any act that is perpetrated against a person’s will and is based on gender norms and unequal power relationships. The Rome Statute, which established the International Criminal Court, is the first international treaty to recognize sexual and gender based violence as a conflict strategy and therefore as crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide.

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