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Monday, December 16, 2019

The Human Rights Advocates Program is now accepting applications for Fall 2020. 

Founded in 1989, the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) is a unique and successful model of human rights capacity building. HRAP capitalizes on its affiliation with Columbia University and its location in New York City to provide grassroots leaders the tools, knowledge, access, and networks to strengthen their organizations and promote human rights. 

Thursday, December 12, 2019

2019 Network Conference

Annual Conference of the Historical Dialogues, Justice, and Memory Network

Prevention Activism: Advancing Historical Dialogue In Post-Conflict Settings

Bárbara Matias
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Bárbara graduated in May 2018 with an MA in Human Rights Studies and was the recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship. Her studies focused on forced displacement and migration. Her thesis on Portugal’s role in the European Refugee Crisis was among the first in the North American academy tackling this research topic. During her time at Columbia University, she was also awarded the GSAS Fall Award for academic merit and served as teaching assistant to the Department of Political Science’s undergraduate class on the Introduction of Human Rights.
 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

See below for links to relevant documents for the International Symposium on Indigenous Peoples and Borders: Decolonization, Contestation, Trans-Border Practices taking place on November 11-12 2019.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

By David L. Phillips

A Kurdish woman fled Turkish troops and their Islamist mercenaries when Turkey launched an unprovoked attack on the City of Afrin, a Kurdish community in northern Syria, on Jan. 20, 2018. The woman was running hand-in-hand with her young daughter when a missile obliterated the girl. The mother held onto her arm — all that was left of her child.

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