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Accounting for the Missing in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Beyond.
Monday, July 13, 2020
by Lara J. Nettelfield
This article was originally published in Kosovo 2.0. and OpenDemocracy
Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Shayna Halliwell, a Human Rights M.A. graduate, is currently based in Dakar working as a Partnerships Specialist for The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) for francophone and lusophone West Africa and North Africa (17 countries in total). 

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Gaisu Yari, a 2018 Human Rights M.A. graduate, has been a diligent women’s rights pioneer since surviving Taliban rule and finishing high school by studying in secret, in defiance of the Taliban ban against girls’ education. Afterwards, she worked as a radio broadcaster, becoming one of the first Afghan women to work in the male-dominated media, and made time to campaign on behalf of Afghanistan’s first woman candidate for president.

Saturday, June 20, 2020

By Lara J. Nettelfield and Rebecca Kobrin

Saturday, June 20 is World Refugee Day, honored by the United Nations to raise awareness and educate the public about refugees, their basic rights, their situation around the world, and the responsibilities of states to grant them asylum.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights congratulates the following human rights students who received departmental honors and prizes: 

Departmental Honors

Myrna Santos,  Columbia College

Meghana Bharadwaj, Columbia College

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