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Friday, March 27, 2020

Madiha Choksi, Research Technologist at Columbia University and Master in Human Rights Graduate and Dr. Pierre Elias, Cardiology Fellow at Columbia University developed 3D printed face shields for health care workers amidst shortage due to COVID19 crisis. Dr.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

AHDA Alumnus received prestigious 2019 French Human Right Prize. Youth Initiative for Human Rights Croatia (YIHR) received French government prize “Liberty, Equality, Brotherhood” (“Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité”) for the "Shared Narratives" project supporting reconciliation among youth

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

On March 24th, the United Nations invites to observe the International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims. This commemorative day was established by the UN General Assembly on December 21, 2010.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

ISHR’s Human Rights Summer Program, developed in conjunction with the School of Professional Studies, emphasizes the interaction between human rights theory and practice and offers students the opportunity to explore human rights both inside and outside the classroom.

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri
Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri was born and raised in Uganda in the village of Nyakagyezi. A graduate of Makerere University, Kaguri co-founded the human rights organization, Human Rights Concerns, to help victims of human rights violations in Uganda and to educate the public about their rights. In 2001, he founded the Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project in response to the devastating effects of AIDS in his hometown. The organization provides free education to children who have lost one or both parents to HIV/AIDS.

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